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How do I insert an option button (selection circle) for a yes / no answer? [closed]

asked 2014-02-14 15:42:47 +0100

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updated 2015-09-12 16:53:31 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have to insert two circles in each question so that depending on the answer it would be filled,


yes. O No. O

something like that in Writer 4.2

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answered 2014-02-15 00:49:34 +0100

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updated 2014-02-15 08:10:03 +0100

The object you are indicating is referred to in Writer as a Option Button form object. To insert these types of objects it is necessary to display the Form Controls toolbar (View > Toolbars > Form Controls). Chapter 15 of the Writer Guide v4.0 covers using forms. Inserting this type of object results in this type of display in Writer:

Option button in Writer

... and when exported to PDF (and then selected):

Option button in PDF

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When doing above your document still stays in design mode. To get out of design mode: View > Form Design In toolbar click on "Design mode on/off" button.

L-user gravatar imageL-user ( 2014-02-15 07:23:07 +0100 )edit

@L-user, thanks. I use the Select button on the Form Controls toolbar to get back to the document text. This way Design Mode can be left On.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-02-15 08:18:58 +0100 )edit

Make sure that the buttons all have the same "Name" value, this is what makes them mutually exclusive.

quazgar gravatar imagequazgar ( 2018-04-04 17:46:41 +0100 )edit

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