[Dclug] [Ma-linux] Gnumeric Help Sought(a bit OT)
jays at panix.com
Thu Nov 4 20:32:54 EDT 2010
On Thu, 4 Nov 2010, James Silverton <jim.silverton at verizon.net> wrote:
> Hello, Jay!
> You wrote to <ma-linux at calypso.tux.org>; <dclug at calypso.tux.org> on Thu,
> 04 Nov 2010 17:46:59 -0400 (EDT):
> ??>> Assembled Wisdom!
> ??>> My first spread sheet experience. I want to use
> ??>> cut-and-paste to input twice 435 mostly six digit numbers
> ??>> into gnumeric. I sweep my mouse, move to gnumeric,
> ??>> double-click(I have no middle button) and NOTHING HAPPENS.
> ??>> Aaaarrrrgggghhhh!
> ??>> What can I do? Can I do something with gnumeric? or can
> ??>> I make a simple text file -- actually two, one for the B
> ??>> column, the other for the C column -- and use some
> ??>> gnumeric input magic to read these numbers into gnumeric?
> ??>> Some such solution must exist!! (or is there a better
> ??>> Linux spreadsheet?)
> What is the equivalent of Excel's "Import external data" ? I haven't
> used Open Office but perhaps someone will supply the information.
> With best regards, James Silverton. Email: jim.silverton at verizon.net
I am not expert in the use of any spreadsheet, but Google, when
fed the string "Gnumeric import external data", no actual quotes
in string, returned:
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