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unwanted separator line in header

asked 2017-03-20 10:59:14 +0200

Aloraliz gravatar image


I'm new to LibreOffice!

I've just tried inserting a separator line in the footer of my document. I opened Styles and formatting, selected footer and modify. I then selected a separator line by clicking the top border. This worked fine.

Only, now my header has this line as well. I have no idea how it got there. I tried deleting the header, but that didn't work. I've looked at the paragraph style for the header, but supposedly there is no separator line selected.

Any ideas on how I can get rid of that line?

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answered 2017-03-20 11:12:00 +0200

What is the actual paragraph style of your header? I presume that you somehow applied the Footer paragraph style to the header (e.g., double-clicked the Footer style on the sidebar while your cursor was in header line).

Also, what means "I tried deleting the header, but that didn't work" - do you mean that you tried to delete contents from header, or did you disable header at all in page's style? A presume the former, because that latter should've removed the line.

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answered 2017-03-20 11:43:42 +0200

Aloraliz gravatar image

I really don't think my cursor was in the header line, but I must have applied the footer style to the header.

I wanted to answer your question: "What is the actual paragraph style of your header?" While looking for that information I noticed there are two ways to change the formatting of the header.

1) paragraphs and styles -> header -> modify. Here there were no borders or lines defined. 2) click in the header and choose Format header. Here I did see a border defined. I removed it and also selected 'header of".

The header and the unwanted separator line are gone.

Thanks for setting me on the right track.

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