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Uneditable solid line

Postby jimpoo » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:29 pm

I used some dashes to separate blocks of text. When I entered the dashes they immediately expanded into a solid line the length of the column. This line cannot be edited or deleted, the cursor will not set on the line. I checked the automatically created characters but there is nothing. How can I edit or delete this line, when I try to delete it it created another line.
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Re: Uneditable solid line

Postby RoryOF » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:37 pm

If, immediately the line appeared, you had chosen /Edit /Undo (or CMD Z) the line would have vanished. Instead, now, click in the paragraph above the line, /Format /Paragraph : Borders tab, and remove the bottom border that it will show.
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Re: Uneditable solid line

Postby John_Ha » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:02 am

See [Tutorial] Automatic functions in Writer - enable / disable

If your problem is solved please view your first post in this thread and click the Edit button (top right in the post) and add [Solved] in front of the subject.
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