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select all text in a document

asked 2016-06-13 12:16:02 +0100

phillip gravatar image


Is there a way to select all text in an document? Ctrl +a does not work as it does not select all text boxes.

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answered 2017-09-29 06:51:38 +0100

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If you are trying to delete them all because you scanned something and it added them, select the picture you scanned by clicking in a blank area between the text, Ctrl +X, then select all (Ctrl + A), delete, then paste (Ctrl + V); sorry that I don't have a proper answer, but this was the easiest way.

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answered 2017-09-30 10:04:26 +0100

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While the content of the text box is not highlighted, the text box itself will be selected as an object with Ctrl-A: it's anchor will be picked as the normal text is selected. You'll only be able to cut, copy and paste the whole thing, though: you cannot apply text formatting to text boxes on Writer if they are selected as objects, you need to enter them one at a time.

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