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        It would be about the amount memory assigned in Calc (Menu: Tools->
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Jorge Rodríguez 

El lun, 04-08-2014 a las 22:25 -0500, Gregory Forster escribió:

     I haven't been on this users group for over two years, primarily 
because everything worked great, until now.  I have an inconsistent and 
not often issue with Calc.  Well, it's more annoying than anything else, 
because I can easily correct it, but it shouldn't be.  Calc does weird 
things now and then.  I was creating an elaborate spreadsheet file 
consisting of 13 worksheets to record my wife's and mine different Roth 
and Traditional IRAs vested in Mutual Funds.  Each worksheet shows the 
obtained, share BALANCE, $ AMOUNT (share PRICE * share BALANCE), 
percentage of gain or loss both yearly and per investment, all in 
separate columns.  Sometimes, I complete a calculation in a cell, and 
press the Enter or Down Arrow key.  My calculation will disappear and a 
;6 will appear in the cell. Or I may randomly highlight a cell to check 
a formula, then when I press a directional arrow, my calculation will 
disappear and a : will reside in that cell.  Sometimes, I'll just move 
an arrow key, or the mouse to move from one cell to another and wherever 
I move will highlight as if I was holding down the Shift key.

     As I said, these issues are very inconsistent.  They may not happen 
for days, then after a few days, they may happen several times, then 
intermittent, or not at all.  This all started in early July.  I ran 
anti-malware scanners, anti-virus scanners, cleaned the registry, and 
defragged.  I changed different versions of LibreOffice (vs 4). I have 
LO 4.3.0, 4.2.5, 4.2.2, 4.1.4, 4.1.3, 4.1.2, and 4.0.3 (which I am  
currently using).  I still had the same issues with whichever version used.

     I discussed the issues and history with another tech and he 
reasoned (the same as I) that LO was having memory conflict issues with 
one or more simultaneous running programs.  I have installed some new 
software, some with start up files.  Those software programs were not 
really all that important, so I deleted them, the registry entries, and 
any start up files.  However, the IRA spreadsheet file is all done, and 
I don't know if I'll still have those issue until I start another 
spreadsheet project.

     This is all done on an HP Probook 440 G1 14" notebook with a Jan 
2014 UEFI, an Intel dual core I3 2.4Ghz Haswell, 4GB DDR3L, and Windows 
7 64 bit home premium purchased late last March.

     My questions are: Has anyone else experienced the same?  Does my 
reasoning sound feasible? Any ideas?


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