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From "C. J. Palmer" <>
Subject RE: Feature request: Autofilter blanks & nonblanks
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 16:24:38 GMT
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-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Asselman [] 
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2012 5:06 PM
Subject: Re: Feature request: Autofilter blanks & nonblanks

oh, also I could make a row for each top 50 and 100 next to it with a check
If(blank)... in it and use that in the autofilter... But that's well,

Op 15 maart 2012 23:04 schreef Steven Asselman
<>het volgende:

> Hi,
> I've been trying out OpenOffice today and while I'm very thankful for this
> good Office, there's a thing that bugs me...
> The one feature that I find very useful about Excel is the "(blanks)" and
> "(nonblanks)" in the autofilter on a row.
> Where does this come in use? Well, I have an Excel where I aggregate
> scores AND ranks in tops for TV-series. From these I calcutate an average
> of some sorts. The nonblanks come in use when I want to see every tv-serie
> in a certain top 50. As you can see, this spreadsheet is a mix between a
> database and a spreadsheet, but... Well, I could write a webapp in C# and
> access the data from a database... But that's a *huge*  workaround.
> I'm sure I'm not the only one who used Excel like this and it seems to me
> (blanks)/(nonblanks) seems not to mucht effort to include in an update.
> Actually, as I'm a software develor myself, I would find this a nice
> challenge.
> I hope you can now see why this feature in Excel is helpful. I'm
> disappointed that this means I still have to use Excel for this sheet, I
> guess I'm not the only one in the world, so hopefully you know have enough
> reasons to include this feature-request.  Thanks in advance.
> --
> Kind Regards,
> - Steven Asselman
> (The Netherlands)

Met vriendelijke groet,
- Steven Asselman

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