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Italics auto formatting

asked 2018-12-31 23:47:10 +0100

droidus gravatar image

When I type "/usr/local", for example in Writer, it removes the "/" and replaces the text that follows with italics text formatting. Is there a way to turn this off?

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answered 2019-01-01 10:09:03 +0100

Grantler gravatar image

updated 2019-01-01 10:13:24 +0100

  • It's kind of AutoCorrect (Tools menu). Deselect options. (See screenshot.)

  • You also can "go back" with CTRL+Z, then your text is no more italic and the slashes will show again. - Cheers

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answered 2020-02-03 14:20:39 +0100

Remke gravatar image

Really annoying this is enabled as default .. for Linux users not very helpfull

~ remke

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Please do not use Add Answer if you actually don't answer a question but commenting an answer. Please use add a comment for that purpose. Thanks in advance …

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2020-02-07 01:29:17 +0100 )edit

answered 2019-01-01 14:37:17 +0100

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updated 2019-01-01 14:39:10 +0100

Thanks, exactly what I needed to know as well. Oops sorry , should have made this a comment.

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Well, what stops you from doing that? You can also tick the ✔ mark below the Vote up or down control to inform the community that Grantier's answer solved your question.

floris v gravatar imagefloris v ( 2019-01-01 16:29:04 +0100 )edit
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