Re: selecting lines and columns in Open Office

Glenn / Lenny

Hi Robin,
Being an Excel user, that was the first thing I tried.
I may be able to do something different when importing my CSV file.
Although I have discovered that if I do shift + the end key, that will select the row.
The same may work for a column.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:31 PM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] selecting lines and columns in Open Office

One more thought Glen,

Try the following keyboard commands from Excel to see if they work in Open Office.  Control spacebar will select the column you are currently in.  Shift spacebar will select the row you are currently in,  Once you have what you want selected, hit Alt E then d.  This is an old Excel shotcut that still works in Excel. 



From: <> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2019 9:12 AM
Subject: [jaws-users] selecting lines and columns in Open Office



I usually use Excel because there a lot of keyboard commands built-in with it.

I am unable to use Excel for my CSV file, because Excel shifts all the commas over, and apparently Open Office does not do this.

So I opened my file in Open Office, and Jaws is reading the cells and menus, and I went through all the menus and tried the application key to no avail.

I need to be able to select entire rows.

In Excel, that is shift + space bar.

That does not seem to work in Open Office.

Windows 7 and Jaws 18.

Thanks for any assistance.


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