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How can I set the size the ordinary number suffixes?

asked 2021-04-21 18:12:06 +0200

André Luiz.'. gravatar image

updated 2021-05-20 07:49:28 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

When I input ordinary numbers, like "1st", "2nd' and so on, the autocorrect is set to replace the suffix letter by their superscripts, ok. But, the superscripts are too small, and I would like to set them for a more visible size. How can I do it?

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I can't find an automatic way. Once typing is finished, you can search all superscript text and resize (manually or by character style).

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-04-21 19:11:03 +0200 )edit

AutoCorrect is based on macros which add direct formatting. If you want to control yourself the subscript properties, disabled this AutoCorrect feature and use a custom character style. Of course this implies more manual typing and it's up to you to decide between easy automatic too-small ordinal suffix or manual fully controlled procedure. It depends on the number of ordinals.

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2021-04-21 19:34:28 +0200 )edit

I tried to create a new autocorrect replacement entry (.*_nd for nd as superscript plus modified settings to enlarge it). Then typing 22_nd leads to a replacement by... spaces. Seems to be a bug for me. If I enter the same autocorrect with only a font color change, it works, giving 22nd with "nd" colored.

Hagar Delest gravatar imageHagar Delest ( 2021-04-22 22:31:34 +0200 )edit

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answered 2021-04-22 16:42:01 +0200

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In the character (style) (or paragraph style) properties, change the value in the Relative font size field on the Position tab.

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Not paragraph style.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-04-22 17:56:25 +0200 )edit

I have tried that, but no success.. It doesn't change size provided of AutoCorrect macro... Then, I'd like to add this matter as a suggestion of improvement to further versions: enable the user to set the size of automatic superscripts and/or subscripts !

André Luiz.'. gravatar imageAndré Luiz.'. ( 2021-05-12 00:10:37 +0200 )edit

I'd like to add this matter as a suggestion of improvement

Go to https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/ where you can post an enhancement request.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-05-12 02:25:05 +0200 )edit
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