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Non-printing characters [closed]

asked 2015-08-27 00:59:21 +0100

Philippians3711 gravatar image

updated 2015-08-27 19:13:09 +0100

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What setting(s) do I change to be able to see non-printing characters in Writer? Because I supposedly have it on "show", by having clicked on the paragraph icon at the top of Writer, but paragraph, space, and indent characters are still not showing up.

I am currently using LibreOffice_4.4.5_Win_x86.

Thank you for your time, and help - if given.

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answered 2015-08-27 15:30:05 +0100

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Please check here.

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Thank you! :)

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answered 2015-09-12 09:02:45 +0100

See 2 methods attachments.

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answered 2015-08-29 04:24:59 +0100

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updated 2015-09-12 05:40:44 +0100

unable to view prior answer so i'll start from scratch. the show non printing characters can be toggled to show or hide the non printing paragraph, tab, space & line break symbols. unfortunately column & page break are not shown as UNIQUE symbols. this becomes a nightmare in a document which includes multiple frames within a page containing multiple columns as one must guess which paragraph symbol is causing an undesired page or column break. this has been mentioned in this venue before but i don't know if an enhancement request has been submitted. if not, i hope someone will as i am unable to use bugzilla @ this time. good luck

incidentally, does anyone find it strange that column & page breaks are shown differently

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