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WEDLOCO wrote:
Thanks Tom for your quick response and suggestion - and also all others who have contributed.

Downloaded the Still version 4.2.8 but same thing is happening. Worked 1st time I entered a value 
in find
and then when I changed the amount "Search key not found". I entered different amounts from 
different cells to test and it can find some values but not others???

They are all formatted as numbers e.g.: 1234.12. No formulas in cells.

These are bank statements downloaded as .cvs files then changed to .ods files in Libra to check 
against receipts.



Briefly experimenting with this, it seems that if there is a value of 1234.1 in a cell, it is found when searching for 1234.1 but not when searching for 1234.10 - even if it is formatted to display two decimal places. Could that be what you're seeing?

Additionally, a cell containing 1234.12 is found by a search for either 1234.12 or 1234.1, which makes it more difficult to find 1234.10 but not 1234.12. It is possible though, by using Edit > Find and Replace, entering "1234.1" as the search term, and selecting the "Entire cells" option; that will then find a cell containing 1234.1 but not 1234.12.

This does seem potentially confusing. If this is the problem you're seeing, it may be worth filing an enhancement request at After filling in the details but before submitting, check the list of "Related bug reports". If any of those describe the same problem, it's better to add information there instead of submitting a new report.


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