I just tried this extension. It's easy to use and seems to work very well.

Is there a way to move its icon to a different place on the tool bar?


On 11/10/2013 5:08 PM, Joel Madero wrote:

That extension should do the trick - we're trying to incorporate it into the core code but so far you need the extension.

All the best,

On 11/10/2013 01:57 PM, Oogie McGuire wrote:
I have a spreadsheet that is the output of a SQLite Database on Android. It contains numbers that have been formatted as text. When I copy the columns into my LibreOffice Spreadsheet I want to make sure that they are interpreted as numbers.

However they come in as text and the manuals and help at Libre Office are less than useful.

https://help.libreoffice.org/Calc/Converting_Text_to_Numbers implies that this conversion happens automatically but it sure doesn't

I found reference to a value function, but no information on how to apply it to this data.

I tried just changing the format of the cells to be number but that didn't do anything at all.

I've also attempted various styles of paste special but still it doesn't work.

There has got to be a way to quickly say this text is all really numbers and get it working!

Please help

Eugenie (Oogie) McGuire
Desert Weyr http://www.desertweyr.com/
Paonia, CO USA

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