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How can I disable automatically changing (c) to the copyright symbol? [closed]

asked 2018-01-28 18:02:20 +0100

mongoosander gravatar image

updated 2020-10-27 21:48:02 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

LO 5.3.6.1. The (C) phrase is NOT present in the autocorrect ignore options. Adding a rule to change (C) to (C) is ineffective. This issue has re-appeared after updating LO, the difference being I can't find a way to stop it this time.

EDIT: It IS listed, just as *.(c) and not (c). Thanks everyone!

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The rule may be hidden among their HUGE number. Have you tried to disable AutoCorrection with Tools->AutoCorrection\->While typing to make sure there is really no rule for it?

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2018-01-28 18:14:56 +0100 )edit

Thanks, this seems to work. I'll find out if it stops other things though... It definitely isn't listed in Tools > Autocorrect > Autocorrect Options Replace list!

mongoosander gravatar imagemongoosander ( 2018-01-29 11:02:51 +0100 )edit

Replacement list is ordered alphabetically, but the source pattern may be rather complex.

In my locale, it is just (c) (lowercase) which is located after those starting with : or . and before /. In the English replacement list, the pattern is .*(C) (uppercase) after those in :

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2018-01-29 11:17:44 +0100 )edit

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answered 2018-01-28 22:49:34 +0100

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Tools-AutoCorrect-AutoCorrect Options-Replace. It's about the fifth entry in the autoreplace list.

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O.K., It's listed as *.(c), not (c) on it's own. That's why I couldn't find it. Thanks being patient!

mongoosander gravatar imagemongoosander ( 2018-01-29 11:06:59 +0100 )edit

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