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Format Menus Greyed Out

Postby Scarlet-Noble » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:33 am

I was typing out a story on my laptop- it's a Windows 10- and I was trying to add some text effects to a word. I went to the format > object menu but all the options were greyed out. I then noticed that some of the other options in the format menu. It's kind of frustrating. :crazy: Help?
Open Office v. 4.1.6 on Windows 10
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Re: Format Menus Greyed Out

Postby robleyd » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:40 am

Text is not an object - you want Format | Character
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Re: Format Menus Greyed Out

Postby Zizi64 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:44 am

Use the Styles instead of the direct (manual) formatting method.
The most valuable feature of the AOO/LO are the Styles.
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