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How can I remove hyperlinks in LibreOffice documents? The remove-hyperlink entry in the context-menu isn't working. It's LibreOffice 3.5.4.2 shipped with Ubuntu Precise Pangolin.

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might sound silly, did you had the text selected ? –  Lamb Sep 9 '12 at 8:26
    
I've installed LibreOffice 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04. In that, just right-clicking on a link has a remove hyperlink option that works. Do you at least get a tooltip that goes something like this: ctrl+click to open hyperlink when you hover over a link? I'm asking because if you don't see that tooltip, it may indicate that, for whatever reason, Writer is not recognizing the hyperlink in the first place. –  user151227 Sep 10 '12 at 16:58
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Right-clicking on the object and selecting 'Remove hyperlink' only seems to remove hyperlink data for some types of objects.

When the above fails to remove hyperlink-ish behavior, right-click on the object and then select 'Clear Direct Formatting'.

If push comes to shove, and the text is all that's desired, right-click on the object, select 'Edit hyperlink', and then cut/paste the desired text from the hyperlink dialog window. Note that this can also be accomplished by selecting the object, copying the object (Edit->Copy), and then pasting the unformatted text of the object (Edit->Paste Special and then select 'Unformatted text').

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