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Edit to original post: Strange cursor in libreoffice 6.2 pc windows 10

asked 2020-01-02 22:31:06 +0200

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updated 2020-07-15 10:14:54 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Strange cursor. Does anyone know how this happened and how I can change it? The original cursor is here (capital I) but what is the other part? It looks like a mini flag. Here is an image:



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answered 2020-01-03 07:54:34 +0200

This is Direct Cursor Mode, in which clicking in any place in a document allows you to write there - by adding sufficient amount of empty paragraphs and spaces/tabs as needed:

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Its operation is configurable at OptionsLibreOffice WriterFormatting Aids.

I'd say very bad tool; and combined with disabled formatting marks, it is guaranteed to create a mess in your document.

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