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What are these boxes? [closed]

asked 2014-09-05 21:41:41 +0200

Jonrysh gravatar image

Attached is a small table, generated by pasting part of a web page into LibreOffice. The cells of the table are outlined in red. Inside many cells are smaller boxes outlined by thin gray lines. Questions:

  • What are these boxes? I.e. what are they called: paragraphs, text boxes, whatever?
  • How can they be deleted?
  • How can they be created? Thanks - jon

The file is available at: Short-Schedule-Red.odt

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answered 2014-09-06 00:40:04 +0200

Regina gravatar image

That are section boundaries. You can remove them in Format > Sections. The list allows multi-selection, so that you can remove them all in one step.

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answered 2014-09-05 22:21:21 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

This is how I see the sample file with LibreOffice 4.2.6.3

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You probably have View->Text Boundaries unchecked. In this state the boundary lines are not shown. But I want to remove these things from the document not just make them invisible.

Jonrysh gravatar imageJonrysh ( 2014-09-06 03:10:22 +0200 )edit
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answered 2014-09-05 22:19:49 +0200

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These boxes are cell borders of the table.

If you click in the cell you see a tool bar at the bottom popup. There you can chang the border line to "none" or to another line type (= create it).

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