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Format problem

Postby MichaelKellar023 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:45 pm

When I try to center a single line or word by highlighting and clicking the center button, the ENTIRE document centers. How can I solve this?
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Re: Format problem

Postby RoryOF » Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:51 pm

How do you end your lines? With Enter or with Shift Enter? Each line to be centered must be a deparate paragraph - i.e.preceeded and followed by an Enter . To see these, turn on /View /non printing characters (same command turns this display off); Enter characters are a backwards P (recte: a Pilcrow) and line breaks (Shift Enter) are a left pointing hooked arrow.
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Re: Format problem

Postby MichaelKellar023 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:31 pm

RoryOF - thanks for the reply. Actually, I composed the document on my phone, and then mailed it to myself, then copied & pasted from mail into the OO document for final proofreading and final adjustments.
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Re: Format problem

Postby jrkrideau » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:47 pm

It would be handy to see the document (there is an upload tab at the bottom of the Reply and Quote windows) but there may be a good change that the word is impeded in a paragraph.

Display the the invisible formatting charcters, (Somewhere under the View and I may have the name wrong as I am on LO) and see if you have a line break or a paragraph break between the text above and below the word.
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