wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 01:26:50 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-10-17 at 18:04 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 5:55 PM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-10-17 at 16:48 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> >> On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 2:40 PM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On Sun, 2010-10-17 at 10:48 -0700, rikona wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> RM> Is there some way to get OOo to not display a zillion fields/columns
> >> >> RM> other than the actual ones from the csv file?
> >> >>
> >> >> Perhaps hide or delete the ones you don't want?
> >> >
> >> > Just musing why the heck they are there in the first place? There seems
> >> > to be no way to just limit the spreadsheet to the rows and columns I
> >> > want displayed. Seems weird. Ric
> >> The Gmail contacts list is basically a database and Gmail only gives
> >> you the option of exporting all of its fields.
> > No, I meant with OOo importing a csv file, the display gets padded with
> > a bunch of extra rows and columns past the data of the imported data.
> > Say the imported csv file is K columns wide. The display shows empty
> > columns all the way to ZZ. It's just annoying that I can't turn off this
> > "feature".
> That's standard for a spreadsheet, OO or MS. There may be an option to
> do what you want but I've never come across it. Sorry.
Didn't have that problem with SuperCalc running under cp/m and 64k of
memory. Good thing I have no grandkids, they would have murdered me in
my sleep for all of the good-ole-days crap about cp/m and nickle root
beers. :) Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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