Anchoring in OpenOffice Calc.

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Ben P., Aug 26, 2007.

  1. Ben P.

    Ben P. Guest

    I'm using OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 and I'm having trouble anchoring things
    in Calc. When I select a cell, group of cells, or row/column, then go
    to Format > Anchor, both of the options ("To Page" and "To Cell") are
    grayed out.

    For the record, I've had this same issue in past releases of
    OpenOffice, on multiple computers. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong
    and someone recognizes what that is.

    Thanks for your help.

    -Ben
    Ben P., Aug 26, 2007
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  2. Ben P.

    Mike Easter Guest

    Ben P. wrote:
    User-Agent: G2/1.0

    > I'm using OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 and I'm having trouble anchoring things
    > in Calc. When I select a cell, group of cells, or row/column, then go
    > to Format > Anchor, both of the options ("To Page" and "To Cell") are
    > grayed out.
    >
    > For the record, I've had this same issue in past releases of
    > OpenOffice, on multiple computers. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong
    > and someone recognizes what that is.


    There's a forum for OOO Calc for people who like to read and write with
    their browser

    http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewforum.phtml?f=3 OOoForum.org
    orum -- OpenOffice.org Calc


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    Mike Easter
    Mike Easter, Aug 26, 2007
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  3. Ben P.

    Ben P. Guest

    On Aug 25, 7:04 pm, "Mike Easter" <> wrote:

    > There's a forum for OOO Calc for people who like to read and write with
    > their browser


    Mike, I'm sorry if I've offended you by not using a newsgroup client
    to post in a single thread.

    In other news, I have found out what I was doing wrong -- I had the
    terminology wrong, and what I needed was actually the "Freeze"
    feature.

    Thanks,
    Ben
    Ben P., Aug 26, 2007
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  4. Ben P.

    Mike Easter Guest

    Ben P. wrote:
    > "Mike Easter"


    >> There's a forum for OOO Calc for people who like to read and write
    >> with their browser

    >
    > Mike, I'm sorry if I've offended you by not using a newsgroup client
    > to post in a single thread.


    It is not a matter of me being offended. My suggestion about the OOO
    Calc forum was a legitimate and honest recommendation. I even went over
    there to see what the activity level was like.

    On many occasions, there is some webforum where there is much more
    specific expertise in a particular area than the newsgroup where a
    question was originally asked. For example the ubuntu forum is a much
    much much busier place than alt.os.linux.ubuntu. But I wouldn't
    recommend to an nntp newsreader that they go to the ub forum unless
    there was no other recommendation I could give them, because a great
    many newsers prefer the nntp interface instead of a browser interface to
    communicate in a community exchange of information.

    Personally I absolutely hate to 'converse' with a web browser in a web
    forum and I would never consider communicating in a newsgroup with GG
    under ordinary circumstances.

    However, that consideration does not apply to a googlegrouper, who has
    chosen a browser to communicate in a medium principally attended by nntp
    newsers. So, therefore I felt that the OOO Calc forum would be an
    excellent place for a GGer to commiserate; ask and answer questions.

    > In other news, I have found out what I was doing wrong -- I had the
    > terminology wrong, and what I needed was actually the "Freeze"
    > feature.


    Good.



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    Mike Easter
    Mike Easter, Aug 26, 2007
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