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Is it possible to disable ligatures? [closed]

asked 2014-07-17 17:24:38 +0200

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updated 2015-08-31 22:49:44 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I would like to disable ligatures like ff and fi ("Office", "Profile") at view and print. Ligatures are used inside libreoffice since 4.1, I have some users using 4.0 because of this problem.

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answered 2014-07-19 09:29:40 +0200

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updated 2014-07-19 09:30:31 +0200

Ligatures are handled at the font level (ICU layout engine in LO) but depend on several system technologies (refer this answer). If you use a font that does not support ligatures (e.g., Liberation Serif) then no ligatures will be substituted. There is not option in LO that I know of for turning of automatic ligature substitution.

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