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How do you align text in a form field

asked 2017-05-06 17:23:38 +0100

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updated 2017-05-07 06:27:10 +0100

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I have the text aligned to center in a query, but it doesn't align to center on the form. I have Googled this and not found the answer. When I edit the form and click on a text box and then right click to alignment, there is no selection possible. Also the align button on the top tool-bar is grayed out.

Is there an easy way or ??

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answered 2017-05-06 17:54:34 +0100

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updated 2017-05-06 17:57:54 +0100

Alignment is found in the properties of a control. Right click the control & select Control (if a table, right the the column header & select Column). This brings up the properties dialog. You change alignment here: image description

Please refer to the LO documentation for more information. It contains more specifics on properties.

The formatting toolbar is not active when working with controls. If you click on the form itself, it is available.

If this answers your question please click on the ✔ (upper left area of answer).

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Although posted in a comment on your first question, here is the location of the LO Base documentation - click here.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2017-05-06 18:04:06 +0100 )edit
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answered 2017-05-06 18:03:44 +0100

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Thank you, and never thought about looking under the controls of each text box

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@Avvy65 For future reference, please use comments to respond to an answer. Answers should be used to respond to the original question. If you need to include further information on a question, you can edit your own question and place the information there.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2017-05-06 18:09:46 +0100 )edit
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