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Auto Part / Auto Text

asked 2018-09-17 14:57:09 +0200

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updated 2018-09-17 15:09:21 +0200

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Microsoft Word has a great set of features called Auto Part and Auto Text. Does Writer have those features. They are a way to add text you put in a document over and over again. Like I object under due to ambiguity. Could be put in as @obj1. You would type that in and the word processor would finish. That is how Auto Text works. The Auto Part works in a similar fashion but allows to put formatted text you use over and over in a document. Like a signature block. Interested to see what can be done in LibreOffice along those lines.

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answered 2018-09-17 15:19:09 +0200

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updated 2018-09-17 15:21:13 +0200

The AutoText function is supported by LibreOffice writer. In the menu via Tools>AutoText... (Shift + F7) AutoText can be selected or new ones can be created. The individual texts can be assigned keyboard shortcuts.

For formatting text it is common and best to use stylesheets.

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With me Win-10-1803-64-Bit, LibreOffice version 6.1.1.2- (64).

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2018-09-17 15:20:30 +0200 )edit
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AutoText also supports formatted text: just select the formatted text in Writer when creating the AutoText.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-09-17 15:55:50 +0200 )edit
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