[Solved] Why these horizontal lines?

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[Solved] Why these horizontal lines?

Postby Uhura » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:54 pm

I am trying to type something. But every time use the 'enter' key, it not only goes to the next line down but there is this horizontal line that keeps appearing.

So if I type a few words and then want to use the enter to skip a few things, there is a line for every time. This just started happening in the middle of what I had been typing. I had no problem for several pages and now it won't stop with these lines. I don't want to do anything with margins or bullet or anything like that. I am just wanting to type a simple thing and use the 'Enter' key when I want to type something on the next line.

How can I get it to stop making these lines?
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Re: Why these horizontal lines?

Postby RoryOF » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:04 pm

Set up your Paragraph Styles correctly. See
Writer for students (several languages)
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Re: Why these horizontal lines?

Postby Villeroy » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:24 pm

I don't get any such lines. Upload a document demonstrating the problem. [Forum] How to attach a document here
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Re: Why these horizontal lines?

Postby John_Ha » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:51 pm

See [Tutorial] Automatic functions in Writer - enable / disable. They are probably paragraph borders.
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Re: Why these horizontal lines?

Postby Bill » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:40 pm

Press CTRL+M after hitting Enter. This removes direct formatting that has been inherited from the previous paragraph. Does the line disappear in the new paragraph?
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Re: Why these horizontal lines?

Postby Uhura » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:35 am

Thanks Bill, so far CTRL +M seems to have worked.
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