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Edit2: Solved! Thanks everyone!
#Blind #Microsoft #excel users and others who, for whatever reason, only use the keyboard, NOT THE MOUSE: How the hell do I tell Excell to continue a pattern in a column without selecting it and clicking on the bottom left side of the screen or whatever?
Let's say I have a column with 1 in A1, 2 in A2, 3 in A3, so forth, and want that to go on for 150 cells or so. How the hell do I do it? Because I know I used to know, but I cannot find it.
It's not control+d. That just fills the whole column with 1's. It's not copy-paste; that does adjust properly for formulas, but for this, it doesn't. There is surely an option somewhere in the menus, but I cannot find it.
Alternatively, I'd also be happy to learn of ways to do this in #OpenOffice #Calc, so long as they are keyboard-only and accessible. LibreOffice doesn't work all that well here, at least Writer doesn't, but I could double-check if that extends to other programs.
#AskFedi #AskMastodon #ScreemReader

Edit: a couple folks suggested using formulas for this, adding so the first cell would be 1, the second A1 +1, etc. That works quite well for most use cases! It would mean the order of the numbers would stay the same when reordering the table though, so if I was using this to autocomplete a list of years, then sold by the comumn Income ... bam, the income of each year's not right anymore.
Also suggested was Home>Fill>Series. I do not see a Series option in the Fill menu at all, Bewilderingly. I'll try to switch my language to English to see if that's the issue, but I pressed all the things, so pretty sure it's not there for me in Office 365. Could someone with that version check whether it works for them?
Edit2: I figured out how to get to the series option! Turns out it was there, I just didn't realise I had to select the right type of series. :ms_facepalm: For those curious, for the Slovenian version, that's Alt +N, FI, V, Enter.

I asked about this on my previous account, but haven’t received any responses. Does anyone know any websites like inprnt or pictorem, but based in Europe? I’m looking for a reliable print-on-demand service where I could upload some photographs and open a „print shop”. #photography #AskFedi

For some reason, when I send commands to a bot with a mention, whether I do so in public or unlisted visibility, other people who don't follow the bot get my toot, and I don't want to bother them.

I thought the visibility rule for the fedi was: a post will appear in your home timeline if, 1) you're mentioned in it, or, 2) you follow the poster AND everyone else mentioned in the post.

Is this incorrect? Is there a way I can send commands to the bot without cluttering up other people's TLs and without using a DM?

#AskFedi #question

Is there a way I can move my followers to the Wordpress ActivityPub instance? I'd like to move all my MicroBlog followers over to my custom website. Can I do this? @pfefferle #AskFedi #ActivityPub #Wordpress

Before I forget again: my domain is coming up for renewal and I've been stuck with GoDaddy out of pure inertia. What's a non-shitty, affordable domain registrar?


#AskFedi: Is there already a wiki or something that tracks old devices/models (of anything, not just one category like phones), and documents how they can be repurposed/liberated/unbricked/etc. to prevent them from becoming e-waste?

Any recommendations for #binaural #microphone for the #iPhone? I know about Ambeo Smart, however that seems to be discontinued and I am scared it will stop working soon. #audio #askfedi

I would like to offer my readers one #RSS feed to subscribe to, so is there anyway that I can combine RSS feed into one but have it still functioning even if the original service that combined the feeds is no longer online? #AskFedi

Do people still take taxis from the central station in #Glasgow or do I have to install Uber? #Scotland #askfedi

Researched this a while back but didn't find anything, so I'll ask here.

I'm looking for a flatfile CMS that would let me a) manage everything in a git repo and b) add logic to my site somehow.

Something like Netlify gets part of it right. You can manage content via git and include functions that are mounted at /.netlify/functions, but I can't host that myself and their prices are/were insane. is closest to what I want and I'm using it now, but its git-sync plugin is a little vicious beast that will murder whatever repo you sync it with unless you set it up just so, and I'm not looking forward to trying to get that right again. No, I'm not being hyperbolic.

If possible, I'd also like to tweak pages pre-render so I can, for instance, not show site sections/links if a user is authenticated or similar. I can do PHP if I must, but I'm way more familiar with just about every other ecosystem. #AskFedi

Does anyone know any instance directories which have safety requirements for being listed?

So, for example, JoinMastodon has the covenant at, are there any other instance directories which have similar (or better) rules?

#AskFedi #AskFediverse

Need some #PeerTube advice!

The really excellent PeerTube instance now has a bug that stops people on Mastodon etc being able to follow Tilvids accounts:

-Existing follows work fine, but new follows turn into "Follow request sent" messages and don't go through (PT doesn't use requests).

-Messaged Tilvids about this and they rebooted server, but it didn't help.

-Posted on PT Github but no help so far.

Any suggestions for how to fix this?

Boosts appreciated!


Hey there!

I'm trying to make a list of places that sell de-googlised smartphones ready to use straight out of the box.

So far I've got

Are there any others?

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When writing articles or documents in general I'd occassionally like to add pictures into the document e.g. a photo or a screenshot. While doing this I am always asking for help from someone else because I'm #blind. Can you give me some recommendations how to make sure the image is right size and it does not overlap the text or the other way round? Either pure HTML, or wordpress or markdown. #a11y #askfedi