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Import PDF Writer Boundary Lines Displayed

asked 2019-06-17 23:56:46 +0100

SteveK9 gravatar image

LibreOffice Version: Mac OS 10.14.5

Importing a PDF into Writer (dragging or menu) shows boundary lines on the right and bottom in the display. These lines can be made to appear or disappear by changing the zoom, the size ... They do not appear in Draw, or in Preview. This may be an artifact of the display mode, but it would be nice to know how to remove them, if possible.

Apparently a PDF file cannot be attached, or I would do so. I've attached a screenshot however.

C:\fakepath\Screen Shot 2019-06-17 .png


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answered 2019-06-18 17:10:31 +0100

Opaque gravatar image

updated 2019-06-18 17:10:56 +0100


most likely the lines are only "Text Boundaries" and in fact no real lines but support lines for editing. Untick View -> Text Boundaries and they may disappear.

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