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How do you delete a Horizontal Line?

asked 2016-02-10 19:20:47 +0200

serenak gravatar image

updated 2016-03-06 13:28:35 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am having difficulty removing a horizontal line in the middle of a Libre Office document. The line was created by automatic conversion of three special characters (hyphens) into a paragraph style border (lower edge).

I have tried suggestions from previous forums: Going into Format - Paragraph - Borders and hitting Set No Borders. When I do, the line just moves up to the previous paragraph, or another one gets added. I unchecked "Merge with next Paragraph", tried highlighting the entire document and "Setting No Borders" - nothing works.

I'm on Libre version 4.4 on Windows 7.

Thanks!

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answered 2016-07-24 23:04:34 +0200

floris v gravatar image

updated 2016-07-24 23:28:06 +0200

A few tricks that worked for me:

  • Select the offending paragraph and Clear formatting.

  • Select the offending paragraph (and maybe some above and below) and apply another paragraph style, then apply the original.

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answered 2021-01-27 04:01:28 +0200

What worked for me:

  1. Highlight the horizontal bar and the text above it
  2. Right click
  3. Styles
  4. Clear Direct Formatting
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and the text above it

This is because the horizontal line is in fact the bottom border of a paragraph. As a border, the line can't be selected by itself.

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2021-01-27 07:56:46 +0200 )edit
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answered 2020-01-27 23:47:29 +0200

Inve1963 gravatar image

Try selecting all the text of the document and Format - Paragraph - Borders -> Set No borders. It worked for me

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