How to stop the Styles window opening when it is not wanted?

asked 2021-06-18 18:10:07 +0200

Philip Baker gravatar image

updated 2021-06-18 18:45:26 +0200

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Recently while typing documents the Styles window keeps opening. It does it again and again, which is so annoying. I have never pressed f11. How can I stop this happening? It never used to happen.

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This started to happen after an update? This happens when you are typing or when using the mouse/touchpad? Do you have a touchpad? What is your operating system? And LibreOffice version?

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-06-18 19:10:50 +0200 )edit

I am not aware that it started after an update. I have windows 10, I use a desktop pc with a conventional keyboard and mouse. I have no idea what version of LibreOffice I have, nor how to find that out. I have no technical knowledge about computers.

Philip Baker gravatar imagePhilip Baker ( 2021-06-18 19:22:43 +0200 )edit

Menu Help - About LibreOffice.

Please, click edit below your question to add more information.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-06-18 19:35:57 +0200 )edit

When I click on that link I get a message saying "This site can’t be reached".

Philip Baker gravatar imagePhilip Baker ( 2021-06-18 20:22:59 +0200 )edit

Thanks, 7.13.2 (x64)

Philip Baker gravatar imagePhilip Baker ( 2021-06-18 21:29:49 +0200 )edit
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Alt+y,Alt+e brings up paragraph style. Is the Alt key getting stuck down/shorting/have a paperclip/staple under it? Sometimes, turning keyboard upside down and shaking can dislodge stuff, sometimes the keys can be prised off to remove foreign objects.

Earnest Al gravatar imageEarnest Al ( 2021-06-19 02:33:18 +0200 )edit

Following @Earnest Al comment: In my LibreOffice default customization, Alt+Y+Y is equivalent to F11.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2021-06-20 18:14:12 +0200 )edit