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WRITER: Line numbering in header/footer? [closed]

asked 2012-11-20 19:35:45 +0200

majhi gravatar image

updated 2015-11-01 12:51:29 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi all. I want line numbering in the body of my text, but whenever I turn on line numbering, it adds them to the header and footer as well. That throws off the numbering a bit. How do I turn numbering off for just the header and footer? Thanks.

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This won't help, so I won't give it as an answer: but in LO Writer this works perfectly for me: line numbers ignore headers and footers. What version are you using, on what platform?

David gravatar imageDavid ( 2012-11-20 21:27:23 +0200 )edit

Could not confirm with LO 3.5.4 or 3.6.3

w_whalley gravatar imagew_whalley ( 2012-11-20 21:35:13 +0200 )edit

I am using on Win7 Ult x64. It's bizarre because it's one set of numbering for the body, but the headers/footers use their own independent numbering sequence.

majhi gravatar imagemajhi ( 2012-11-20 22:47:13 +0200 )edit

@manj_k: It already is disabled :\

majhi gravatar imagemajhi ( 2012-11-22 19:47:31 +0200 )edit

@majhi: What about a sample document? ;)

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2012-11-24 11:49:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-05-19 22:33:37 +0200

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updated 2013-05-19 22:36:29 +0200

Maybe, you can disable line numbering in the header via
Menu Format → Styles and Formatting (F11) → Paragraph Styles → Header → context (right-click) Modify... →
Outline & Numbering tab → Line numbering
☐ Include this paragraph in line numbering (disabled).

(The same way for footer ...)

See also this answer by @David:
Is there any way to apply line numbering to only part of my document?

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+1 to both your answers. I cannot replicate this behaviour here under GNU/Linux TDF/LOv4.0.3.3. The default settings do not include line numbering for the Header / Footer paragraph styles. Works as expected as far as I can tell.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2013-05-20 03:09:22 +0200 )edit

+1 I did it in my Debian/Linux LibreOffice Version: Nice answer manj_k.

hibanez gravatar imagehibanez ( 2017-06-29 19:28:01 +0200 )edit

answered 2012-11-22 11:58:27 +0200

manj_k gravatar image

Maybe (if text frames are used in headers/footers):

Menu Tools → Line Numbering → Count
☐ Lines in text frames (disabled).

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