Is there a way to simply turn off AutoCorrect?

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Is there a way to simply turn off AutoCorrect?

Postby CineRam » Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:44 pm

Is there a way to simply turn off AutoCorrect, instead of deleting or changing the options?
Last edited by MrProgrammer on Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Changed subject, was: Autocorrect
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Re: Autocorrect

Postby John_Ha » Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:20 pm

See the Writer Tutorial about automatic functions.

As a new poster you will find much useful information in the Writer FAQ, the Writer Tutorials, the up to date AOO Writer for Students and the Writer User Guide. May I suggest you bookmark the pages.

Press F1 to access the Help screen and search for your problem

The chapter headings in the manual are:

1 - Introducing Writer
2 - Setting up Writer
3 - Working with Text
4 - Formatting Pages
5 - Printing, Exporting, Faxing and E-Mailing
6 - Introduction to Styles
7 - Working with Styles
8 - Working with Graphics
9 - Working with Tables
10 - Working with Templates
11 - Using Mail Merge
12 - Tables of Contents, Indexes and Bibliographies
13 - Working with Master Documents
14 - Working with Fields
15 - Using Forms in Writer
16 - Customizing Writer – Keyboard shortcuts.

When a pop-up window opens, click the Help button for extensive help on that function - it is often more comprehensive than the manual.

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Re: Autocorrect

Postby Bill » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:28 pm

CineRam wrote:Is there a way to simply turn off AutoCorrect, instead of deleting or changing the options?

Yes. Open the Menu Bar items and look for the option to turn off AutoCorrect while typing. I don't have AOO installed at the moment, so I can't tell you exactly where the option is (it's not an option that I use).
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Re: Autocorrect

Postby JeJe » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:26 pm

Untick Format menu/Autocorrect/while typing

(this is in the help)
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