Is there a way to insert empty rows?

Can empty rows be inserted in bulk between rows that already contain data? My spreadsheet already has several hundred rows of data and I need to separate each row with an empty one. It will be a time wasting effort to do manually if there is a way to do it automatically in bulk.

You can do this via macro. With the one below, select a cell in the row you want to start with. Adjust the upper limit of the “i” variable to your needs. Paste the following code into the LO BASIC editor. With it in focus, hit F8 to step through it, or F5 to run it fully.

Save your file before using the macro!

sub Insert_rows_skipping
dim document   as Object
dim dispatcher as object
document   = ThisComponent.CurrentController.Frame
dispatcher = createUnoService("")
dim args1(0) as new

   '	args1(0).Name = "ToPoint" ' Goes to cell A1; optional
   '	args1(0).Value = "$A$1"
   '	dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:GoToCell", "", 0, args1())

dim args2(1) as new
args2(0).Name = "By"
args2(0).Value = 1
args2(1).Name = "Sel"
args2(1).Value = false
For i = 1 To 28    " This should be adjusted according to need.
	dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:GoDown", "", 0, args2())
	dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:InsertRowsBefore", "", 0, Array())
	args2(0).Value = 2
Next i
end sub

it’s great, but how to insert blank row for each 5/6/7 row?