How to get Excel 2013 to replace –> with an arrow sign like →Feb 18th, 2013 | By admin | Category: Windows
Another cool little thing that libreoffice does which Microsoft overlooked and that is replacing the double dash less-than sign with an actual arrow, because what else would that mean? I imagine MS Office is just too professional that no one would be making little symbols like but adding this little touch to MS Office makes it feel a little more like home after being a stounch libre/open office user for the past 5 years or so.
It’s pretty easy to figure out as long as you have the arrow first but for those who don’t you need to copy this: → . Now just go to File→Options→Proofing→AutoCorrect Options (see how I used the arrows there, clever ya?) Now under replace just put your –> and in with paste the → you copied.
Done deal, so much cooler. For all those non-libreoffice users who just used excel without knowing about this then a little gift to you from the opensource universe
I use it for “Total →” most of the time myself.
PS – Funny enough in my entire time using Libre I never once thought that there would be a reversed arrow to represent <–, ie: ← until writing this article. Huzzah!