UPDATE ON: Autocomplete and DropDown box issues

Results of further experimentation with Autocomplete:

- Autocomplete sometimes works, sometimes doesn't. All sorts of seemingly unrelated actions cause it to stop 
working, sometimes for good, sometimes for short periods. I read everything I could find in the bug reports 
and manuals; some of it confirms my problem.
- Does not work on "referenced" values, but only on cells with the actual text string.

- Match is case sensitive (some of my earlier attempts failed because of this).

- Immediately after trying something that doesn't work (like a non-matching case), next try at autocomplete 
will fail. Try once more, and it works.


-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas P. Medill 
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 3:00 PM
To: 'gnumeric-list gnome org'
Subject: Autocomplete and DropDown box issues

Recently installed Gnumeric Spreadsheet 1.10.16 under Win7/64 and have a couple issues:

- Autocomplete does not work. I have it checked under Edit-Preferences-Tools, but it acts as though it is 
turned off. I am assuming that it should work same as in Excel, namely, that it looks for matches above in 
same column.

- I created a drop down box using Data-Validate-"In a list". I can open the box using Alt-DownArrow, but I 
cannot figure out how to move down my list using the keyboard. It works when navigated with a mouse, but I 
need a keyboard method. In Excel, you navigate the list using the up and down arrows and then hit Enter on 
desired item.

Thanks for any help you can offer.


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