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From Wade Smart <>
Subject Re: Click to add date or similar
Date Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:34:54 GMT
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On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Brian Barker
<> wrote:
> At 19:16 17/04/2013 -0500, Wade Smart wrote:
>> A friend of mine (in another state) is disabled and has difficulty
>> controlling the mouse. He has a spreadsheet that keeps track of all the
>> things he has to do in the day. Not
>> a to-do list per se but he has to put the date in the field each time he
>> does something.
>> In a column he wants to do something like the date picker. I don't have
>> any experience with it other than playing with it today. I see how it works
>> but I don't see how to apply it
>> to every cell in a column without drawing it on every cell.
> If you don't solve this in the way you hope, you may be able to create a
> workaround by setting the facility up in one place - somewhere probably on
> the same sheet but out of the way of your data or it could just be at the
> head of the relevant column.  Your friend can then pick the required date
> there, copy it, and paste it into the required cells.  He can copy and paste
> using the keyboard, of course (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V), and he can paste into
> multiple cells by selecting the destination range first, using the arrow
> keys along with the Shift key.
> I trust this helps.
> Brian Barker
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That is about the only thing Ive thought of too that would work.
I feel for him because simple things like point, click, copy, point,
click, paste ..
takes us seconds and him minutes per transaction.



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