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Select what you want to strikethrough, rightclick, style and select strikethrough. I believe this works the same way on every modern wordprocessor I've come across


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This is possible using tabstops. It's a little bit cumbersome because you'll have to calculate the position of the "centre" tabstop yourself. In the following example, i'm assuming you're working with a4 paper in portrait format, the width of the entire page is 21 cm. Assuming left and right margin is 2 cm each, the "content area" has width of 17 cm. If ...


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Goto Tools -> Autocorrect Options Uncheck Replace in the Double Quotes section of the Localized Options tab.


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You can assign keyboard shortcuts to styles in the Tools > Customize menu. In the "Keyboard" tab, the bottom of the Category field, you can expand Styles to find your custom styles. Then just assign them a shortcut in the top field, click Modify and OK.


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What do you want to achieve exactly? If you just want to modify the appearance of LibreOffice, without modifying the output, you could set a custom color for the document background: Menu "Tools" -> "Options" -> "Appearance" -> "Document Background". If you want to modify the output, too, you will need to use a workaround, since you can only modify the area ...


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It seems like the horizonal rule may have just been a border style applied to a paragraph, and now that is more official as it appears as a paragraph style. So you can achieve the same thing by clicking the pararaph you want to be horizonal rule, and clicking "Horizonal Line": Once you have done this once, you can then select it from the styles quick ...


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When foreign documents use an unknown font you don't have installed, that font's name still gets displayed in LibreOffice Writer, but it automatically picks one of your installed fonts that it thinks is most similar to what you might want to see. So what you describe is the perfectly normal and intended behavior in the situation that you just don't have ...


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To add the option to the tool bar, right-click the tool bar, then click "configure". Then click "add" and browse to "format", then "strikethough" and click "add". (You can move it next to the underline button by marking it and using the arrows under "modify".)


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If i understand correctly, you need to set the margin between the page border and the top of the Header to a certain value. You can achieve this easily in LibreOffice Writer, so you don't need to manipulate the document in MS Word. There are different spacing values you can set: On the Page tab, you can set the Top/Bottom margins of the entire page. If you ...


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This is a known issue in LibreOffice (tdf#86675) where PNG images being imported/inserted and scaled are using "Nearest neighbor" in rendering the document canvas, rather than more common Bilinear, or BiCubic (Catmull-Rom) pixel interpretation on scaling. Also, for now in LibreOffice, believe PNGs with Alpha channel are always "scaled" using nearest neighbor....


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Another option is to create just one footnote for the first instance and, in place of adding additional footnotes at the other locations, just put cross-references to the original footnote. Then you can also change the style of these particular cross-references to subscript so that, visually, they'll look the same as regular footnote.


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When I choose "Export as PDF" from the File menu I get a window of PDF Options with the "General" tab selected by default. I will assume for the sake of this answer that this is the same for you as well. If you look toward the right-hand end of the tab bar in that PDF Options window (second to last option just to the left of "Security") there should be a ...


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According to this bug report you need to edit the file styles.xml, which is accessible if you unzip your document. A workaround is to anchor one picture as character and create a "new style from selection" after selecting this picture. It is far from ideal, but the only other current option is to hack LibreOffice's files. When the bug gets fixed, it ...


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I recommend strongly either to use LibreOffice Draw or to use a full-fledged graph editor (e.g. yEd graph editor), and to embed the resulting chart into writer. If you want to restrict yourself to the drawing abilities of LO Writer instead, you could use the Drawing Tools; you will find some flowchart objects using the "Drawing" toolbar (Menu "View" -> "...


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It doesn't exist, but other people have expressed interest in seeing the same. I have found the LibreOffice development team to be extremely approachable, friendly, and helpful -- I'm not sure they'd drop everything and implement this for you, but I'm sure if you could get someone else's interest who is very enthusiastic about adding this, you could work ...


5

The word count is available as field {NUMWORDS}. You could create a custom field that shows the result of a formula: {=(100/<target>) * {NUMWORDS} \# "0 %"} If you put thie field into the header / footer of the page, you'll have a display of the percent completion. This value won't update automatically, but it's no problem to write a one-line macro ...


5

In the Save dialog box that appears when you Save As, clicking the format combobox near the bottom right which defaults to "All Formats", I see 19 specific formats. If the combobox opens near the bottom edge of the screen, you may not see all of the choices immediately; you have to scroll down. Plain text (.txt) shows up as the last two options. "Text" ...


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I successfully opened my Text_with_images.odt file with an archive manager (Engrampa or FileRoller) and then edited styles.xml. I found this: <style:graphic-properties text:anchor-type="paragraph" And edited that to this: <style:graphic-properties text:anchor-type="as-char" I saved changes in both files (styles.xml and then Text_with_images.odt). ...


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You don't say what program you are using, but it's non-printing character, at least that's what is is named in "Open Office Writer". In that program, go to "View" and toggle "non-printing characters".


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You can search for text with a particular background color: Open Menu "Edit" -> "Find and replace"; In the "Find & Replace" dialogue, click on Button More Options, then click on the Format... button: Now, select the "Background" tab and select the appropriate color to search for: In the "Text Format (Search)" dialogue, click OK Now, back in the "Find &...


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In the Edit -> Find & Replace dialog, expand More Options and click the Format button. In the font tab, specify the font to find and press OK. Also click on the Attributes button and check the Font box. Before closing the dialog, press the Find All button. This will select all text where the font was set manually. Now open the Styles and ...


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Tohuwawohu's way will work, and it will produce the most accurate result visually to what you want. The method I would use, however, won't produce a right-side numbering like you want, but it's more semantically accurate. Basically, I would create numbered paragraphs. When you create the numbered paragraphs, you can set the Character Style to "example", ...


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There are different ways to do this: The easiest solution would be to insert Frames with captions and let LibreOffice auto-number those frames (to be precise: its captions). But there's a drawback: the caption will appear above or below the Frame, not at its right or left, like in your example. If this doesn't matter and if it's ok for the caption to appear ...


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This post in a LibreOffice mailing list suggests the AltSearch plugin. It says on the plugin page that it is capable of Searching out manual page and column break and their set up or deactivation


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You can move entire chapters using the Navigator in LibreOffice. To open the Navigator, hit F5 or use Menu View -> Navigator. A small window will appear that will let you navigate between chapters, tables and so on: There's a nice description in the LibreOffice Writer Wiki how to rearrange chapter in Writer using the Navigator. To do so (after activating ...


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I don’t have access to LibreOffice Writer, but in Microsoft Word, a horizontal line (as generated by ---) is a bottom border on the preceding paragraph.  You can change its attributes (color, thickness, and style, e.g., dotted or dashed) by selecting the preceding paragraph and bringing up the “Borders and Shading …” dialog box.  (If necessary, select the “...


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I found this thread in which a macro that does more or less what you need is suggested. Perhaps that will help.


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