split vertical scroll

Briefly, how to split a spreadsheet view vertically, where the left side stays put and the right side scrolls?

I finally decided on a sheet and data layout that views acceptably, but I want the ability to scroll the entire window height on the right side, about 50 rows on-screen. What I settled with is a graph on the left and 500 rows of inverted graph data series to the right; the data row count will increase as new data is inserted at the top-most row.

The best I’ve come up with is freezing at the graph bottom with about ten rows to scroll below the freeze, but it’s like a gun slit. I created names to jump to, about every 50 rows, but I’d prefer the entire window height at a glance, for context. Efforts to manipulate the view with freeze, split, or graph anchor, have proven fruitless. I feel that manually tiling windows isn’t very integrated with the file.


Menu Window - New window. Resize both windows side by side.

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LG: Sorry, you’ll have to explain further. Did I create an answer instead of a comment? Was something deleted? There’s nothing here to check. I can confirm I didn’t intend to give up as an answer.


Not saying that you post an answer. It’s only to prevent to post in answer that wich is not one. It’s Ok.

Could you try New window?

LG: I converted a recent concise answer to a comment, just for you. Here, I thought I added a comment but it’s gone. No “answer” in my activity either, so I guess I’ll move on.

Back to your window; that which I thought I had commented on previously. Yes, but it’s a workaround but not very subtle. It’s not very encapsulated, more LO environment than file; not part of file save, not automatic, not dockable, and requires user participation and understanding. I might use it myself but it’s not the integrated look I was hoping for, so I’ll add that point to the question. Still hoping for a tile-like feature as my original brief described, splitting the vertical scroll.


You can post a feature request.

LG: Just letting it stew to see if somebody knows of a capability that’s already exists.


In the bug report page (previous link), you can search for “split window” or similar text to see if there are already a request for this feature.

The request is not possible. Due to time and complexity, I have decided not to request a feature.