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Auto-capitalization of contractions does not work.

asked 2019-08-21 22:54:05 +0200

helenmhb gravatar image

The beginning of a sentence starts with a capitalized word except when the word is a contraction. Are there any fixes in the works for this?

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answered 2019-08-22 12:17:35 +0200

Opaque gravatar image

updated 2019-08-22 12:25:00 +0200


may be you are affected by #tdf100778. If I understand the bug report right, then you should be able to get the auto-capitalization right if you untick Replace in Tools -> AutoCorrect -> AutoCorrect Options -> Tab: Localized Options -> Category: Single Quotes (But this has another side effect related to the appearance of the quotes)

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Thanks so much. That did the trick.

helenmhb gravatar imagehelenmhb ( 2019-08-22 15:40:41 +0200 )edit

Hello - please be aware of my comment (But this has another side effect related to the appearance of the quotes). This may be an issue in projects/documents, where design is a critical success factor.

Anyway :

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Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-08-22 15:55:06 +0200 )edit

I'll pay attention to any unforeseen consequences. I can always go back and change the setting if I need to.

helenmhb gravatar imagehelenmhb ( 2019-08-22 16:09:32 +0200 )edit
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