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2019-01-16 14:29:39 +0100 answered a question Can't access any Libre Office files

Have you recently updated LO? I notice that with Windows 7 OS my taskbar icon becomes inoperable, then disappears, each

2019-01-16 14:03:59 +0100 answered a question How can I change dateformat for auto-completition in Writer?

See Mike Kaganski's answer at https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/158048/how-do-i-change-the-default-datetime-format

2019-01-15 21:42:28 +0100 answered a question where can i find a Basic instruction book on line for LO calc?

You might find Chapter 5 Getting Started with Calc in the Getting Started Guide: Version 6.0 useful. You can download t

2019-01-15 17:11:16 +0100 answered a question How do I activate 'Snap to Object' in Draw?

Does the advice below give what you want? https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/21974/i-want-lines-and-text-to-snap-t

2019-01-14 19:07:40 +0100 answered a question read only table of contents

Does the advice from either of these help? i. https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Creating_a_Table_of_Contents or f

2019-01-13 19:21:15 +0100 edited answer Where do I find the bold key?

Highlight text and press Ctrl+B or select Format>Text>Bold. And take a look at https://help.libreoffice.org/Write

2019-01-13 19:14:46 +0100 answered a question Where do I find the bold key?

Highlight text and press Ctrl+B or select Format>Text>Bold.

2019-01-13 16:32:37 +0100 edited answer How can I insert an image as a front-page for the document?

You don't give information about your system or the structure of your evidently long and complicated document. So I wil

2019-01-13 16:12:58 +0100 answered a question How can I insert an image as a front-page for the document?

You don't give information about your system or the structure of your evidently long and complicated document. So I wil

2019-01-11 20:41:35 +0100 answered a question How do I eliminate subscript?

Select the text, then select Format>Character>Position>Normal. And see https://help.libreoffice.org/Common/Fon

2019-01-11 17:33:08 +0100 answered a question LibreOffice writer

LO comes as a suite of applications and all are installed. See the very informative reply to this question https://ask.

2019-01-10 21:35:56 +0100 answered a question do you have pleading paper for lawyers, w/page no in middle of footer?

Perhaps the OASIS example at https://extensions.libreoffice.org/templates/pleading-paper-lib-serif-12, with the footer p

2019-01-08 21:53:32 +0100 answered a question below paragraph space defaults

If you want to be rid of the space permanently modify the paragraph style used for your text in your default template.

2019-01-08 16:08:23 +0100 answered a question How can I activate spell check.

To activate the spelling checker press F7 or select Tools>Spelling. This works with Windows 7/LO 6.0 and I hope the

2018-12-25 21:24:11 +0100 edited answer How to start the page numbering after the title and preface of a book manuscript

There is more than one way of achieving what you want, but I think that in the long run simplest will be to create a cus

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2018-12-25 00:47:29 +0100 answered a question How to start the page numbering after the title and preface of a book manuscript

There is more than one way of achieving what you want, but I think that in the long run simplest will be to create a cus

2018-12-22 00:39:26 +0100 edited answer Change font in text box not PDF

To change font & size of text 1 Left click on your textbox text to make the textbox active Note when you do this

2018-12-22 00:33:32 +0100 answered a question Change font in text box not PDF

To change font & size of text 1 Left click on your textbox text to make the textbox active Note when you do this

2018-12-17 16:17:23 +0100 answered a question How do you set the margins, header--with a running head?

Select Format>Page. Adjust margins by selecting Page tab. To turn header on select Header tab. Explore the option

2018-11-24 23:22:14 +0100 answered a question I am writing articles for a newsletter with multiple images

I see your images are each anchored to a character. Try anchoring them to the page which will let you drag and drop the

2018-11-07 11:13:07 +0100 edited answer How to save view preferences?

Modify the template used to create your document (or create a special "Hide white spaces" custom template). This won't

2018-11-03 22:04:49 +0100 answered a question Calc 6.0.6.2 find & replace

You might find the answer at https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/66987/how-can-i-easily-change-all-the-red-font-word

2018-11-02 16:42:23 +0100 answered a question How to save view preferences?

Modify the template used to create your document (or create a special "Hide white spaces" custom template). This won't

2018-11-02 11:42:29 +0100 commented answer Blinking Text Keeps Blinking Despite Turning It Off

Your welcome. These infernal machines are hard to live with, but we can't live without them in today's world. Hope it a

2018-11-02 11:39:26 +0100 commented answer Missing Cursor in LO Writer

Your welcome. If I ever knew about this facility I had forgotten about it, so its been useful revision for me too. The

2018-11-01 22:59:01 +0100 edited answer Missing Cursor in LO Writer

Try toggling between Insert and Overwrite modes by pressing the Insert key. This changes both the way text inserted, an

2018-11-01 19:52:17 +0100 answered a question Blinking Text Keeps Blinking Despite Turning It Off

You don't say how you arrived at this state of affairs, so you should do some forensic work to get to the root of the pr

2018-10-31 22:09:22 +0100 answered a question How do you hightlighe a row in Writer

Select the text on the row (or as much of it as you want highlighted), then Format>Character>Highlighting and choo

2018-10-29 18:52:26 +0100 edited answer Missing Cursor in LO Writer

Try toggling between Insert and Overwrite modes by pressing the Insert key. This changes both the way text inserted, an

2018-10-29 14:27:36 +0100 answered a question Find and replace weirdness

A fair statement of our position seems to be that: The problem arose because Search & Replace (S&R) was set to

2018-10-29 11:58:57 +0100 answered a question Missing Cursor in LO Writer

Try toggling between Insert and Overwrite modes by pressing the Insert key. This changes both the way text inserted, an

2018-10-28 17:51:58 +0100 edited answer How do I get Writer to open at the last edited point?

When a saved Writer document is re-opened Shift+F5 will take you back to the last point edited. I have not seen this in

2018-10-28 17:50:04 +0100 answered a question How do I get Writer to open at the last edited point?

When a Writer document is re-opened Shift+F5 will take you back to the last point edited. I have not seen this in LO do

2018-10-28 16:14:34 +0100 commented question Find and replace weirdness

I can reproduce this with Win 7/LO 6.0.6 and Mike Kaganski's interpretation of the question. But only by using Search &

2018-10-24 22:36:50 +0100 answered a question How do I change the format and use A3

Select Format>Page for a dialogue allowing you to set Format to A3 and Orientation to Landscape. If necessary, see y

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2018-10-21 00:38:58 +0100 answered a question Problem with applying styles

Whenever I come across this the reason is as m.a.riosv suggests If in doubt, check by displaying the formatting marks W

2018-10-20 16:18:22 +0100 answered a question special characters

I cannot reproduce this. I attach a test file (produced using Windows 7/LO 6.0.6). I cannot see what is wrong with the

2018-10-19 14:41:18 +0100 edited answer I am trying to write a novel using libreoffice and am confused about how to indent in libreoffice and how to properly format it for editor viewing. Can anyone help?

Select Format>Paragraph>Indents&Spacing. Also see advice at https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Indenting_Par

2018-10-19 01:13:48 +0100 answered a question I am trying to write a novel using libreoffice and am confused about how to indent in libreoffice and how to properly format it for editor viewing. Can anyone help?

Select Format>Paragraph>Indents&Spacing. Also see advice at https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Indenting_Par

2018-10-15 11:41:42 +0100 answered a question Calc; Where is info on creating a 'Line & Bar' chart?

Does "Column and line charts" on page 119 of the LO 4.1 Calc Guide give you what you want? You can download the guide a

2018-10-13 20:12:48 +0100 answered a question how do I set up a slideshow kiosk in impress

I'm not sure what you mean by a slide show kiosk, but I hope this will do what you want. Select "Slide Show">"Slide

2018-10-12 17:59:37 +0100 answered a question calc- how do you insert a textbox?

I am not a great user of Calc but I think the procedure (at least if using Windows/LO 6.0.6) is:- 1 Select "Insert">

2018-10-08 13:04:33 +0100 answered a question Book Template

You might find the discussion on OpenOffice Writer book templates (at https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.ph

2018-10-04 21:28:19 +0100 commented question Up & down arrow keys do not move cursor up & down; let the past lie

I cannot reproduce this. On my Windows7/LO 6.0.6 PC the Up/Down keys move the cursor as you wish. It even moves past t

2018-09-30 22:22:19 +0100 commented answer where did "Insert columns" go?

Thanks. The procedures give different results. Formatting a section gives "newspaper columns", i.e. inserted text will

2018-09-30 21:33:27 +0100 edited answer where did "Insert columns" go?

Insert a section for the 2 column text (select Insert>Section). Give the section a name you will recognise. Format

2018-09-30 21:26:51 +0100 answered a question where did "Insert columns" go?

Insert a section for the 2 column text (select Insert>Section). Give the section a name you will recognise. Format

2018-09-30 16:47:16 +0100 commented answer sharing a document file created in word, tell me why screenshot is not shown in writer

On my Windows 7/LO 6.0.6 PC I too can see six Excel images