The Right Mouse Button Menu

This section describes the items in the pop up menu obtained by right clicking on a selected cell or cells, row(s) or column(s).

Cell Format... (Ctrl+Alt+F)

Format selected cell(s). See the Spreadsheet Formatting section for more details.

Cut (Ctrl+X)

Put selected item(s) into the clipboard. If you then do a Paste the item(s) will be moved from the original location to the new one.

Copy (Ctrl+C)

Copy selected item(s) into the clipboard.

Paste (Ctrl+V)

Paste item(s) from the clipboard to the selected cells.

Special Paste...

Special forms of Paste. See the sections Other Paste Modes and Arithmetic using Special Paste for more details.

Paste with Insertion

Paste from the clipboard to the selected cell(s), moving the previous cell(s) to make room.


Delete contents of selected cell(s).

Adjust Row & Column

Change size of row and column to display selected cell(s) completely.


Set default formats for selected cell(s).

Area Name...

Name selected area. See the section Named Areas for more details.

Resize Row...

Change height of selected row.

Adjust Row

Change height of selected row to display cell(s) completely.

Resize Column...

Change width of selected column.

Adjust Column

Change width of selected column to display cell(s) completely.

Insert Cells...

Insert new cell(s) at selected location, moving existing cell(s) to make room.

Delete Cells...

Remove selected cell(s), moving other cell(s) to occupy the space left by the removed cell(s).

Insert Rows

Insert new row(s) above selected row(s).

Delete Rows

Delete selected row(s).

Hide Rows

Hides selected row(s).

Show Rows

Shows selected row(s). In order to show hidden rows you need to select a range of rows that includes the hidden rows.

Insert Columns

Insert new column(s) at left of selected column(s).

Delete Columns

Delete selected column(s).

Hide Columns

Hides selected column(s).

Show Columns

Shows selected column(s). In order to show hidden columns you need to select a range of columns that includes the hidden columns.


Add or modify a comment to the selected cell.

Selection List...

Lets you select and paste text from any cell of the current selection of cells into the selected cell.