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[calc] cannot move in the cells using the arrow keys

asked 2017-04-03 21:17:32 +0100

trueliar gravatar image

Hello, libreoffice - calc all of sudden, when I use the arrow keys in the spreadsheet I cannot move in the cells and the scrollbars are moving. Probably I've inadvertently set a wrong setting with

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Please try resetting the user profile, sometimes solves strange issues. Usually it's enough renaming/deleting the file "user/registrymodifications.xcu", it affects all the options in Menu/Tools/Options, and the files "user/basic/dialog.xlc" and "scrip.xlc" are overwritten, additionally custom colors in "user/config/standard.soc" are lost.

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2017-04-04 23:54:15 +0100 )edit

thank you but it didn't work, even after deleting all the settings and restarting via libreoffice. I solved by updating to the latest version!

trueliar gravatar imagetrueliar ( 2017-04-10 02:28:43 +0100 )edit

I have the same problem since upgrading to LO 5.3.2. Arrows move the whole sheet instead of navigating within a sheet. It happens in four different PCs, it cannot be a profile corruption in all of them, can it?

pincopallino gravatar imagepincopallino ( 2017-04-27 15:17:38 +0100 )edit

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answered 2017-07-11 00:55:45 +0100

DSoS gravatar image

Make sure 'Scroll Lock' isn't on. I just had this issue and that's what my issue was. I'm using

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answered 2017-07-16 17:00:45 +0100

Dr. Zev gravatar image

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad, which does not have a Scroll-Lock key. However, the key combination Fn + C toggles the scroll-lock status. It works. See

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answered 2018-02-28 19:38:47 +0100

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I have the same problem. I've got it when (Ubuntu 17.10) I upgraded the OS When the keyboard is in english the arrow is moving through the sheet. When the keyboard has been turned into greek or turkish -the extra languages I've installed in my PC- the hit of the arrow moves the whole sheet. So, I have a huge problem because my texts are in greek and miss my time. If someone could help, I'd be grateful.

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@AndreasMarinos: Please do not post as community wiki. Also, this is not an answer to the question. Ask a new question with a link to this one. See guidelines for asking.

Jim K gravatar imageJim K ( 2018-03-01 17:10:27 +0100 )edit
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