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Comparing multiple OpenOffice spreadsheets

Is there a feature in OpenOffice to compare to spreadsheets , side-by-side, like in Excel?

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This feature was available in StarOffice 5.2, but isn't available as an automatic feature any more. However, it's possible to simply size the spreadsheets appropriately and view them side-by-side.

Use Window > Split or Window > Freeze to help scroll more effectively through each.

You can also reduce the zoom by finding the zoom field at the bottom of the work area. Double-click it to bring up a window where you can specify any zoom, or right-click to get a list of commonly used zoom percentages like 75% and 150%.

This was first published in July 2006

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