Issue 21379 - Ability to break a column of text into several.
Summary: Ability to break a column of text into several.
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.1
Hardware: Other Other OS
: P4 Trivial with 2 votes (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: rfe_eval_ok
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Reported: 2003-10-17 21:11 UTC by memyselfi
Modified: 2013-08-07 15:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: FEATURE
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Description memyselfi 2003-10-17 21:11:47 UTC
When importing data, the data sometimes may need to be broken down through both 
separators and fix-width. If this feature were available, the data can first be 
brought in delimited, then having the columns broken down at specific character 
Comment 1 frank 2003-10-20 10:33:24 UTC
Hi Bettina,

1 4 u

Comment 2 bettina.haberer 2003-11-27 17:19:59 UTC
Considered for 'Office later'.
Comment 3 andrewbecks 2007-08-06 05:13:30 UTC
The 'text to column' feature (as it is called in Microsoft Excel) would be a
HUGE plus. The ability to break columns either by pre-determined delimiters or
at specific character locations is a huge help in increasing spreadsheet-ing
Comment 4 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:59:31 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements".