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From Dave Barton>
Subject Re: Help with inserting and deleting rows in spreadsheet
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:51:42 GMT
Copy to Dixie Reinhardt who is not subscribed to this list.

In addition to Chuck's advice below, check out "Working with columns and
rows" chapter 1 of the Calc User Guide here:
Although this guide is for an earlier version of the software _much_ of
the information it contains is still valid for the current version.

The current wiki guides:
are work in progress.

Please reply only to the list not to any
individual who offers advice or guidance. Additional information about
user support forums can be found here:

------- Original Message  --------
From: Chuck Davis <>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2014 09:35:47 -0800

> Have you used any spreadsheet before?  AOO works like most of the others
> including excel.
> For example, create a new spreadsheet.  On the far left you will see a
> column of numbers representing the rows and across the top you will see a
> row of letters representing the columns.  If you do not see these features
> go to Menu->View->Colum & Row Headers and turn them on.  To insert a row,
> place the selection (i.e. "click") in the column of numbers on the row
> where you want to insert a row.  Right click on the column on numbers and
> select "insert rows".  Inserting columns works similarly.  Pretty SIMPLE!
> Additionally, you will find a lot of helpful information by using the
> Menu->Help->OpenOffice Help item.  In my experience the OpenOffice help is
> the most useful of any application I have ever used.
> HTH.
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 7:50 AM, Dixie Reinhardt <> wrote:
>> I'm trying to use this product but find it full of complicated abilities
>> and NO SIMPLE buttons for common things like "inset a row" "delete a row"
>> etc.  It is not apparent how to get the answer to a simple question on the
>> support site.
>> Can anyone point me to a plain English version of basics?
>> Many thanks!
>> Dixie Reinhardt
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