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First line of document as file name instead of Untitled 1

asked 2018-01-20 13:11:26 +0200

natanvarga gravatar image

How can I set LibreOffice (especially Writer) to use the first line of my document as the file name when saving it? If this feature doesn't exist yet, it would be really useful.

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answered 2018-01-20 16:17:58 +0200

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There is no built-in setting to achieve what you want as far as I know.

See the solution by custom code here.

My suggestion: Don't do it. A filename shouldn't be a kind of an essay, but a thoroughly chosen identifier.

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There is a more thoroughly considered "bug" (Enhancement Request) tdf#58685 You may vote it +1.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2018-01-20 16:29:08 +0200 )edit
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answered 2018-01-22 01:55:10 +0200

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Hello @natanvarga,

In addition to the macro from @Lupp’s answer above, please also have a look at the macro in my answer here:

https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/128570/capturing-title-in-writer-document-saved-filename/

The first line does not neccessarily have to be a long essay, it could be just a short Chapter Title or so..

HTH, lib

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I didn't want to put the accent on "essay" (only casual wording) but on "thoroughly chosen". Of course it isn't definitely impossible to make a thorough choice by filling a specific element of a text document provided by the template e.g. My definite experience from observing typists using MS Office some years ago: They don't. (As they refuse to use templates but derive the next letter from the previous one.)

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2018-01-22 15:08:53 +0200 )edit
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