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Line Spacing on Hard Return [closed]

asked 2014-02-12 02:11:38 +0100

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I've formatted a style to have double spacing between lines and paragraphs. However, when making hard returns (using Enter), the lines appear single-spaced. This document is in DOCX format since the target audience primarily uses Windows and Microsoft Office. If I save the document and open it in MS Word under Windows, the lines are indeed double-spaced, so it is apparent that Writer is formatting the document correctly. However, the length of the document is inaccurately represented in Writer, and the print preview reflects this inaccurate formatting.

Have I overlooked a feature of Writer, or is this a known bug?

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answered 2014-02-12 06:23:11 +0100

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Using docsx format with Writer can always create a smaller problems. Microsoft is said to make docx a moving target.

Recommendation: Use ods-format and save only the last copy in docx format.

File a bug report under:
https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/bug/

you also can search for an existing bug report in:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/query.cgi?query_format=advanced&bug_status=UNCONFIRMED&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_status=VERIFIED&bug_status=NEEDINFO&bug_status=PLEASETEST&product=LibreOffice

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