[Solved] Find Not Working

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[Solved] Find Not Working

Postby masterrusty » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:20 pm

Open Office Writer can not find anything.
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Re: Find Not Working

Postby RoryOF » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:22 pm

Drop More Options on that window and make sure "Regular expressions" is unchecked.
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Re: Find Not Working

Postby masterrusty » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:27 pm

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Re: Find Not Working

Postby RoryOF » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:34 pm

Did your document originate in MS Word?

What language is shown in the middle of the Status bar (bottom bar of OO Windows)? Does that match the language (including region) of the installation?
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Re: Find Not Working

Postby masterrusty » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:12 pm

English USA.

Looks good to me.
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Re: Find Not Working

Postby MrProgrammer » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:50 pm

Hi, and welcome to the forum.

masterrusty wrote:Open Office Writer can not find anything.
Select More Options → No Format and then try again. For almost any problem you are more likely to get help quickly if you attach a document demonstrating the difficulty (remove confidential information then use Post Reply, not Quick Reply, and don't attach a picture instead of the document itself).

If this solved your problem please go to your first post use the Edit button and add [Solved] to the start of the title. You can select the green checkmark icon at the same time.
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Re: Find Not Working

Postby RoryOF » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:12 pm

Good catch, Mr P: I hadn't noted the "Tab stops" addition to the Find formatting.
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Re: Find Not Working

Postby masterrusty » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:19 pm

It was the "No Format"

Thank you!
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