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How to keep colums after PDF export?

asked 2018-01-05 12:28:42 +0200

ludwigwikstrom gravatar image

Im trying to export my CV from the CV template as a PDF but whenever i do that my colums dissapear. Everything is how its supposed to be its just the colums that dissapear.

When i save the document normally i still have my colums. How can i make the pdf file keep the colums?


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I have never had a problem with columns after export to PDF. Could you share sample files, both source and resulting?

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2018-01-05 15:53:39 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-01-05 13:12:20 +0200

updated 2018-01-05 14:26:10 +0200

CSV is a textual data file that stores data in columns, but no formatting at all. That includes the cells borders. So, when you import a CSV, it imports into Calc with default formatting, which is no cell borders. These invisible cell borders are displayed on screen with a light grey color by default (to make user's life easier) - but they are still invisible when printing.

You may simply apply cell borders by selecting required range, and using Borders button on toolbar. But remember, that the formatting would be lost if you save to CSV, because that format is unable to store formatting. So if required, save the file as ODS.

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Hi @Mike, I think @udwigwikstrom is talking about a Curriculum in Writer.

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2018-01-05 14:21:21 +0200 )edit

Oh! sorry! Thanks! reading isn't my strong side...

Btw: there's some Mike (not me) that you have notified by that @-notation :)

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-01-05 14:25:22 +0200 )edit
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