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How to save same ODT file with different styles in libre office writer

I have this odt document. I need to save it with two different styles. One for reading (which includes sans font, bigger size ..) and one for printing(with smaller serif font). I created two templates ...
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Heading and Normal styled text on same line in MS Word

Is it possible to add Heading 1 and Normal styled text on the same line in MS Word (apart from using tables)? http://www.wordbanter.com/showthread.php?t=9944#2 Type the "Heading 1" text on ...
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Attach Excel cell styles to theme file

If I create a new workbook not from a template and then go Page Layout > Themes > select the custom theme I want, it updates the colours and font but does not update the 'Styles' gallery on the ...
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How to revive cleared highlighting in Notepad++

In Notepad++, I highlighted here and there where I needed. Then I wanted to clear one of them, but mistakenly cleared all highlights. I don't remember where I highlighted, so it is impossible to ...
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Bug in Microsoft Word 2019 Affecting the Spacing Before a Heading 1 Style at the top of a page

I'm working in MS Word 2019 with Styles. When I modify the Heading 1 style, I set the spacing before at 18 pt. and I also select a page break before. This results in a Heading 1 always being at the ...
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Is it possible to edit the stylesheet of FireFox Developer Tools?

Is it possible to edit the visual layout of FireFox's developer tools? I'm talking about the tools themselves, not the webpage that the tools are inspecting. I want to narrow the large gap between the ...
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Trying to download threads from a forum that's shutting down, but HTTrack isn't saving images/menu/colors and page links correctly

NotebookReview is shutting down at the end of the month, and there are several threads in their forum that I want to download to my PC before all the information is gone forever. I am trying to use ...
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LibreOffice Writer: Reset formatting to the current style?

I have a chunk of text that is set to some style "Section Title". I messed with some settings in that chunk of text (e.g. font, line spacing), and now the text no longer matches what is in ...
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How to display windows instead of program icons in the Windows 11's taskbar?

In Windows windows are displayed in the taskbar (or at least were -- before 11). With deactivating of grouping it was even possible, that every window got a separate "block". When a program ...
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MS Publisher -- Can I selectively apply a style to text within a paragraph?

I'm formatting a textbook in Microsoft Publisher, and need to show new vocabulary in bold. I was hoping to use a Character Style like I would in MSWord, but I don't see that in Publisher. It seems ...
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Changing the font family for all styles in Excel

Excel has styles like "Normal", "Bad", "Good", "Calculation" etc. You can change the font family for each style by right-clicking on it and choosing Modify → ...
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In LO Writer, how to set Ctrl+6 as keyboard shortcut for the Heading 6 style?

There are shortcuts for headings 1 to 5 styles, but I find no option in the "Customize" dialog to set a keyboard shortcut for the Heading 6 and higher styles. How to do it?
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TOC with different page alignment for same style in MS Word

I have added a TOC to my document automatically based on the styles across the document. Strangely some page number alignment is different for the same style (screenshot below). I have tried changing ...
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LibreOffice Writer "toggle character style" command?

Summary Does LibreOffice have a function to toggle character styles, switching back between a character style and a default style? I want to have a way to toggle inline code formatting ON/OFF via a ...
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Styles marked "Always Hidden" keep appearing in the Styles Pane

I have clients who have yet to master the idea of working with styles. Consequently, I create templates intended to expose them to only a few styles that I ever want them to see when using either the ...
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How to number correctly in Libre ofiice Writer?

Basic level question! I want to create a list that looks like this; 1. Item a. Item i. Item I used Number 123 style for this. Then I exit from the list, type something. Now I need to ...
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How you use a footnote multiple times?

I am using the version 2108 of Microsoft Word and recently started to learn how to use footnotes for reference in texts. I now need an option to use the same footnote for multiple paragraphs, is there ...
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Style template that makes files update their style automatically

I am writing a book made of many files. I design each file with the same styles (e.g. for headings and text body). Suppose later I want to change some styles (e.g. the heading font size), and keep it ...
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Is it possible to define a Word style that contains other styles?

In a book I am writing, I would like to have an "algorithm" environment, where an algorithm is surrounded by a border and has a certain font. I would use a style for that, however, inside ...
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Firefox on macOS: weird layout (like missing styles) on all websites since upgrade to Firefox v91?

Since I upgraded my Firefox from 90.x to 91.0, all websites I visit seem to suffer from messed up styling. Three example screenshots, but it's not restricted to any particular site, it happens ...
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Word Importing HTML "Paragraph" Styles

Hoping someone has an answer. Been working on it on & off for a week. Goal: Convert an old online blog (for the owner) into 10 Word docs totaling 3200 pages. Each part of each blog has 1 of 5 ...
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How to get "new" Figure/Table labels to retain linked Heading Style in Word 2016

I have a Word 2016 template (for this purpose, we'll call it Template 1) in which I have defined a multi-level list for use in appendices linked to Headings 7, 8, and 9 (Appendix A, A.1, A.1.1, ...
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Is it possible to prevent ad-hoc formatting in Microsoft Word?

Our company targets blind people. To support screen readers, the documents must be properly styled with predefined semantic styles. However, some of our employees keep using ad-hoc styles (i.e., they ...
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MS Word: Set style font size to default / from underlying properties

When I create a style in Word, the font size of the style gets set to whatever the font size of the text I've selected is. e.g. if I create a style while 13pt text is selected, the new style text will ...
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Word, Make Style Match "Based On" Style

I am trying to build a proper Table of contents in Word and would like to show 5 levels. I have a problem in that my TOC 5 has a bunch of customizations in it, and no matter what I do I can not get it ...
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How to make caption text style different from the caption label and numbering?

I want my image caption to look like this: I make the caption's style to align center, font size 10, font TNR, and Bold. I want the caption text to have the same style but without the Bold. I have to ...
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Restore built-in list styles gallery

I removed the list styles and can't get them back. I have tried restoring the global template Normal.dotm, but it doesn't work.
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How to format part of a figure caption in MS Word bold, and the other part regular?

I would like to generate figure captions as displayed in the image below. The figure caption should contain 3 parts: Part 1: Automatic numbering including chapter number and figure number. Font: ...
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How can I apply multilevel numbering only to some headings in MS Word and not all headings of a level?

I would like to apply multilevel numbering of headings in Microsoft Word, but only for some of the headings of Level 1, but not for all of the headings. At the moment I defined the headings as level 1 ...
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Avoid titles at the bottom of pages

I am currently learning how to properly write in MS Word. I want to avoid titles at the bottom of my pages. After looking in the internet, I tried modifying the style of my titles and the whole text. ...
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How does Word styles apply their formatting settings?

I've created several custom styles to ease myself and quickly format many Word documents. Later on their content will be migrated to Salesforce. The problem is that when I copy the content formatted ...
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Office 365 - Default Style Update for Lists

I have searched all over and have not found a working solution. I am trying to adjust the number list and bullet lists with less indent spacing. I have tried a number of different methods (from all ...
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MS Word 365: An uncomplicated way to create worksheets for students

As a teacher I am in need to create worksheets for my students, especially while many are learning from home during lockdown. The idea is that the students download the worksheet and either print it ...
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Can't change text style in word

I got a word document that has a few headings, but for some reason after i type content it automatically becomes a heading and i can't change it back t simple text (so it will appear wrong lettertype/...
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LibreOffice font styles (bold, semibold, condensed, etc)

I have switched to Linux but it don't support MS Office, so I found the alternative - LibreOffice. I need to open foreign presentations or documents that have fonts like "Bahnschrift ...
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How to save LibreOffice Paragraph Heading style as a style template?

In LibreOffice Writer, I have created a nice paragraph heading style: How can I save this style as a style template so it is available as a style template in new Writer documents? I have not found ...
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Create multi-character text bullet as part of MS Word style definition

I'm writing a long series of dialogs, and I'd like paragraph styles to include the character's name as a bullet, as in styles Mary and Peter below: Mary: That's an absurd idea! Peter: Well, at ...
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Word: How to (user-friendly) revert Footnote References style to default?

During re-formatting a large document major part of footsteps notes had their style changed (mostly to Normal). The original (inline) style Footsteps reference is still there, but is not assigned to ...
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Heading Numbers on the Rise Side

I desire to create a heading style so that each heading is automatically enumerated and multileveled, but the numerbs appear on the right side of the line whereas the words appear on the left. Example:...
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Importing numbered paragraph styles in Word

I have a problem with importing numbered paragraph into any template. In Template2020 file I have created four styles called Number1, Number2, Number3, Number4 with special indentations set (Numbered ...
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Word for Mac styles are not being retained and look weird after saving them

I'm using Word for Mac 16.43; I have a master template I use for documentation, and created a new document with it. If I modify elements like heading and table of contents, and save the document, next ...
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Microsoft Outlook: How to add a shortcut for good looking quoting? (So that it is also permanently available.)

Outlook doesn't have a "Quote" button, which was a standard thing back in the days. I mean a quick shortcut to add "Quote" style to snippets of text. Like Gmail does with a ...
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What is the name of parameter for styling background color of context menu in Google Chrome?

I am looking for parameter which would let me change the background color of context menu in Google Chrome. I've visited this site Theme Tutorial - gsugsa but I couldn't find there any proper ...
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Microsoft Word :How to start every section with different footer style?

I am trying to start every section break with a centered page numbering style. I was able to have different sections linked together. However, I am supposed to have every section to have their own ...
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Libreoffice Writer — How do I select which Paragraph Styles appear in the toolbar drop-down menu?

I mainly use LibreOffice Writer as a rich text editor to write short stories, and as such I generally use the "First Line Indent" style on my text. However, this Style doesn't appear in the Set ...
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Styles not updating to instance documents from master template

I have a master styles .dotx file which is attached to all of my .docx instance documents. 'Automatically update document styles' is ticked. I have modified the Table Of Contents (TOC) styles so that ...
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Headings don't collapse in MS Word

I am using Office 365. I have styled a document with body text, Heading One, Heading Two etc. I want to be able just to see the Heading Ones. I click right click the Heading One and then Expand/...
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How to reset all styles to MS Word defaults?

My document was imported from LibreOffice Writer and has styles defined from that: How do I restore them all to the MS Word defaults? I'm using Word 2016
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Delete or create Excel cell cell style group

In Excel, the built-in cell styles are grouped. There is "Good, Bad and Neutral", "Data and Model", "Themed Cell Styles", etc: Is there a way to interact with these groups? Like, can I delete an ...
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Pasted text loses paragraph spacing in Word document

I have Microsoft Office 365 and use the desktop version of Word on my Windows 10 laptop to edit local files. I have a one hundred-and-thirty-page Microsoft Word document with several custom paragraph ...
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