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How do you get the double space function to work. [closed]

asked 2013-10-12 00:13:18 +0200

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I am running libreoffice 4.1 and I know how I should be able to get the double space to work. I go to the format button, go to paragraph, select double spacing, and hit okay (but it doesn't do anything to what I've written or what I do write). And when I highlite my work and right click into paragraph it says that double space is on.

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answered 2013-10-13 11:36:42 +0200

oweng gravatar image

Format > Paragraph... > Indents & Spacing tab > Line spacing section > select "Double." If it has no effect it may be due to a conflicting application of direct formatting. In this case pull down the Apply Style toolbar drop-down and select "Clear formatting," then re-apply the spacing as indicated.

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Is there a way to do this with a keyborad shortcut or do you have to go through the menus?

COKEDUDE gravatar imageCOKEDUDE ( 2014-11-06 20:52:28 +0200 )edit

The best method is to create a paragraph style that uses double line spacing and the assign application of this style to a key shortcut. Refer the answer here.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-11-07 04:43:07 +0200 )edit

There was an answer to the question of @COKEDUDE in this thread.

A short way to menu items offering additional options of direct formatting is a right click on one of the formatting icons, those for text alignment, e.g. Editing: Feature started with V4.2

In any case following @oweng 's advice is much better than scattering uncontrollable direct formatting all over a document

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2014-11-07 14:00:48 +0200 )edit

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