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Old 07. Nov 2011, 09:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Just installed Gnumeric Spreadsheet

Hi,

I am not very technically saavy at all, so be gentle in your terminology talk, please.

I started using this Spreadsheet to enter Supplies and Supplier and their products, etc.

After entering several products, I realized that my Row 1 that I'd frozen was no longer following me, so I scrolled up to top of page to discover that Row 1 had disappeared and was gone. Couldn't figure out where in the world it went so just created a new Header Row on A2 with several columns and attempted to sort of just forget about the old Header and go with this one, however, it will not freeze.

Ugghh!! I surely could have been the one to accidentally hide row 1 but no matter what I do or have tried, I cannot retrieve Row 1. I've tried highlighting entire page and then Right Clicking and hover over "Row" and then select "Unhide". Does nothing.

When I type A1 into the little input box, strangely my old A1 Header comes up (I'd used a different word which was "Product Name" whereas on the new Header I used "Supply"), so it must still be there....somewhere.

Hope I'm not being as clear as mud. I have a hard time explaining myself sometimes.

Thanks in advance for any help you might can offer.

Thanks!!

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Old 14. Nov 2011, 04:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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In the absence of a reply from someone using Gnumeric SS, all I could suggest is starting a new SS from scratch or trying another freeware SS program.
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Old 14. Nov 2011, 06:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree with what syntax_error says. In addition, it's difficult to comment on a single situation without knowing everything that led you to it.

Regarding Gnumeric, you might find what you need here or in a forum with a wide userbase for the program such as Ubuntu.

http://projects.gnome.org/gnumeric/doc/gnumeric.shtml
http://ubuntuforums.org/index.php?

Alternatively, as already suggested, you might like to see if something else is easier to work with.

LibreOffice is one that many of us use.

http://www.libreoffice.org/

If you prefer not to install a complete suite, then Kingsoft now make some of their suite components available for free.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-...adsheets.shtml

File compatibility is not as diverse as LibreOffice, but then it depends on what you need.
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