[Hpr] Different width in same column on one LO Calc sheet?

Roan Horning roan.horning at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 18:33:21 PDT 2017


I think you would have to use two tables. Maybe even three. An outer table
with just two rows and one cell, and then in each row put the tables with
the data. The top row containing one table with the first column widths,
and the a second table in the second row with the different cell widths.

On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Mike Ray <mike at raspberryvi.org> wrote:

> Hello
>
> I'm tearing my hair out here.
>
> I think there is a bug in LibreOffice Calc when merging cells.
>
> I want to merge several cells horizontally. I get the option to either
> merge and centre, or just merge, when I would think the text should be
> left justified unless I've specifically said right justify it.
>
> But if I select merge rather than centre and merge, when I go back into
> the menu centre and merge is ticked.
>
> And, because I can't see, I convert the sheet to pdf and then:
>
> pdftotext -layout -htmlmeta sheet.pdf
>
> And looking at the resulting html file, all the texts in merged groups
> start in different columns, suggesting it is definitely centred.
>
> Is there a way to have different column widths in the same column in
> different parts of the sheet?
>
> I want the A column ten centimetres wide in the first 10 rows, and then
> I want column A 4 centimetres wide, and column B 10 centimetres wide
> from the eleventh row.
>
> Anybody got any ideas?
>
> The accessibility of LibreOffice is getting worse.
>
> Mike
>
>
>
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