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Unable to use Formula Editor in LO Writer anymore

asked 2019-10-02 18:11:28 +0100

Ben33000 gravatar image

updated 2019-10-02 18:39:15 +0100


Since yesterday, the Formula Editor of LO Writer is gone (Insert\Object\Formula). I have downloaded the latest LO version and rebooted, but no luck. When I go Insert\Object\Formula, a blank page appears, no sign of the formula menu (limits, fraction, function...).

How can I restore the editor please?

OS: Windows 10 LO: Version: (x64)

many thanks Ben

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ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2019-10-02 18:22:06 +0100 )edit

I don't practice Window$. Does the installer allow you to limit the installation to some components (say Writer and Calc)? Do you need to manually force a complete installation?

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2019-10-02 18:54:53 +0100 )edit

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answered 2019-10-03 10:59:58 +0100

kompilainenn gravatar image

try reset your User profile using menu Help->Restart in Safe Mode

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answered 2019-10-03 15:49:48 +0100

vsfoote gravatar image

Sounds like the Elements pane is turned off in user profile.

Simple to turn back on.

-- Open a new Formula

-- main Menu -> View

-- select the 'Elements' item on the menu list (will toggle the panel active/inactive)

-- Coloe the Formula Editor

The inline formula (an OLE object) in Writer should display the 'Element' panel.

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this works - thank you very mucv

Ben33000 gravatar imageBen33000 ( 2019-10-03 18:12:03 +0100 )edit
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