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[solved] Setting default measurement units

asked 2019-04-13 20:58:03 +0200

jwzumwalt gravatar image

updated 2019-04-15 17:34:21 +0200

When I attempt to set paragraph,font and style settings it reverts to "ch" which I assume is the character spacing dimension. I prefer to use "in or inches". Is there a way to have this the default dimension setting?

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Font size is always displayed in points (pts) or, for linked styles, in percentage. I've never seen that "ch" unit, could you provide a screenshot, please? Edit your question to add more information.

RGB-es gravatar imageRGB-es ( 2019-04-13 21:46:13 +0200 )edit

When I re-opened the file I was working on that caused me to write this question it was showing inches ("). I am new to Libre Office and do a lot of copy and pasting and have seen this happen several times. I will take a screen shot the next time it happens. It may be that all I need to do is close then open the file?

In addition , I realized it was the PARAGRAPH and LINE indent styling that was giving me grief.

jwzumwalt gravatar imagejwzumwalt ( 2019-04-14 23:24:24 +0200 )edit

It's related to enabled Asian script.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-04-14 23:53:00 +0200 )edit

That makes sense... Where or how do I disable?

jwzumwalt gravatar imagejwzumwalt ( 2019-04-15 01:18:21 +0200 )edit

You changed the title for "solved". If so, please check the answer and/or comment which gave the solution. This will help others.

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2019-04-15 18:36:54 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-04-15 08:12:36 +0200

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updated 2019-04-15 18:37:11 +0200

You can enable/disable non-Western scripts in Tools>Options, Language Settings>Languages. There is a section Enhanced language support at the bottom. Uncheck all boxes.

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