Define Range

Defines a database range based on the selected cells in your sheet.


You can only select a rectangular cell range.

To access this command...

Choose Data - Define Range.


Enter a name for the database range that you want to define, or select an existing name from the list.


Displays the selected cell range.

Shrink / Expand

Click the Shrink icon to reduce the dialogue box to the size of the input field. It is then easier to mark the required reference in the sheet. The icons then automatically convert to the Expand icon. Click it to restore the dialogue box to its original size.

The dialogue box is automatically minimised when you click within a sheet with the mouse. As soon as you release the mouse button, the dialogue box is restored and the reference range defined with the mouse is highlighted in the document by a blue frame.

Icon shrink


Icon Expand



Adds the selected cell range to the database range list, or modifies an existing database range.


Deletes the selected element or elements after confirmation.

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