I want single page layout but seem to have only book layout.
18.104.22.168 Writer. Where is the icon referred to here in this extract from the downloaded guide? "View layout Click an icon to change between single page, side-by-side, and book layout views (see Figure 13
Upgrade to 4.3.4 at http://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-fresh/ if you’re on Window$ or Mac, use https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ubuntu/ppa for Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based. 4.4.0 will be released soon, in a month or two, as RC1 was recently.
V 4.0 won’t still be in use much. 4.0 being the first release cycle contaning a lot of new code also concerning the old features might be expected to be a bit buggy. You might consider to upgrade. V4.3.4 (RC1) seems to work rather well and the next RC should be available tomorrow (2014-11-24) and will presumably also be the final 4.3.4.
The icons should show up in the status bar, right side, next to the zoom slide-control. Check if ‘Status Bar’ is ticked under ‘View’.
In addition, the answer here offers a clear visual guide.