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On 16-3-2014 10:18, Lore wrote:

Il giorno 15/mar/2014, alle ore 20:56, Brian Barker <> ha scritto:

At 17:25 15/03/2014 +0100, Lorenzo Noname wrote:
a spreadsheet has thousands of lines and hundreds of columns. Most users (like me) don't need that 
many cells. Is there any way to limit the amount of lines and rows in a specific file?

As has been suggested, there is usually no overhead in having so many rows and columns.  Until they 
are used, they exist only in the screen display and are not (explicitly) saved in the document file.

At 20:29 15/03/2014 +0100, Lorenzo Noname wrote:
It is actually an usability improvement I'm after. If you are using a mouse with an inertial 
scrolling (such as an Apple mouse or trackpad) and you want to get to the end of your sheet, you 
can do a strong stroke with your finger. Problem is, you don't get to the end of your used field, 
most of the time you end up in the middle of nowhere among unused cells…. It would be nice to limit 
the size of your sheet then…

Someone has already beaten me to the suggestion of Ctrl+End, which moves to the last occupied cell.

Another idea is to hide the rows and columns beyond those you are using; this is easily done using Format 
| Row > | Hide and Format | Column > | Hide.  Ctrl+down-arrow and Ctrl+right-arrow usually move to 
the last row and column respectively, but will move to the last unhidden row and column if you have 
hidden the rest.  I hope (and believe) that you will find that your mouse action is also limited to the 
unhidden region of your sheet.

I trust this helps.

Brian Barker

> Brian,
> correct me if I’m wrong but it looks like hiding the unwanted cells makes the scrolling really slow…
> Thanks
> Lorenzo

not it does not make thing slow, at least it does not in my test......

How many rows/columns are in your situation?
And how many cells have forumulas in them (which should not make a difference...) ?

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