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Option Enable wildcards in formulas not available

gevraagd 2017-03-02 16:47:29 +0200

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I am using LibreOffice Calc version (in Dutch) on a computer with Ubuntu 16.04 I want to use wildcards in spreadsheets that I also want to use in MS Excel. The HELP-function tells me I have to go to "Tools - Options - LibreOffice Calc - Calculate" and "Enable wildcards in formulas". However, this option is not available. There is nothing in between the options "Search criteria = and <> must apply to whole cells" and "Enable regular expressions in formulas". I can Enable regular expressions in formulas to make wildcards work in my SUMIF expression, but that option disables as soon as I save the file as Excel and when re-opening the file, the formula returns a 0. Any ideas how to solve this problem?

Regards, Karen

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beantwoord 2017-03-02 22:00:11 +0200

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updated 2017-03-02 22:01:00 +0200

Hi Karen,

The option "Enable wildcards in formulas" is available in LibreOffice 5.2 See release notes 5.2 here

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Thanks! Karen

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