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How do I get rid of this grey box around my text? [closed]

asked 2016-03-20 12:25:31 +0100

TMiguelT gravatar image

updated 2020-09-01 21:56:33 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I'm not sure how this happened, but I have a grey box around a certain portion of my text. I don't believe it's a border because it's not affecting the entire page. It doesn't look like a frame either. Any ideas how to remove it?

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answered 2016-03-20 12:42:22 +0100

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In LO 5.1.2, one possibility that may have occurred:

Insert / Section

If you click on the text in the boxed area, the status bar at the bottom of LO will indicate the section #. Or could have a name if it was renamed during the set up.

See the picture. Double click on the Section name to bring up the Section Dialog. There is a remove button. In my test, only the section was removed, not the text. As a precaution, make sure you save the file before removing the section.

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Perfect! You were exactly right.

TMiguelT gravatar imageTMiguelT ( 2016-03-20 14:14:51 +0100 )edit

Thank you! I had 153 Sections and this cleared all of them!

Froufle gravatar imageFroufle ( 2018-11-28 21:45:31 +0100 )edit

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