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OpenOffice Tutorial: Enter data into a table using the context menu

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Enter data into a table using the context menu
  1. To enter data using the context menu, first make sure you are in the tables view by clicking on the "Tables" icon here.
  2. Now, you should see a list of available tables appear.
  3. Look for the table you want to enter data in and right-click over its name.
  4. Once the menu appears, click on the option "Open"
  5. Good. The table has opened. Start entering data by clicking on the first blank field.
  6. Then afterwards, type in the data appropriate for the field.
  7. Once finished, click on the next fields and enter the data for them as well.
  8. Great. One record has been finished. Notice that spaces for a new record has appeared below the one we just made.
  9. If you still have more records to enter, just click on it, and once again enter the appropriate data in the fields provided.
  10. Once you have finished entering data, save the changes you've made by clicking on the save button here. It is the one with the "diskette" icon.
  11. Afterwards, click on this "X" icon to close the table.
  12. Congratulations! You have learned how to enter data using the context menu.

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Enter data into a table using the context menu

This screencast demonstrates how to enter data into a using the You learn:

  • How to open a table using the context menu.
  • How to enter data into the of a table.
  • How to save the changes you made in a table.

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