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Turn off automatic date formatting in Writer tables [closed]

asked 2017-09-20 18:40:37 +0100

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I know how to suppress auto-formatting of date in Calc (e.g., preceeding cell data with an apostrophe), however, this does not work for date-like text entered into table cells in Writer.

Even setting the table/cell format to text, e.g., via Number Format > Text does not prevent cells from being automatically converted to dates (e.g., Aug 29 to 08/29).

Is there way to turn off or otherwise suppress this behavior?


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answered 2017-09-20 19:00:34 +0100

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