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Hi Toni,

I just looked into the steps you have drafted in your first email, when
looked into online help I found related content in the below link which
might answer your query:
https://help.libreoffice.org/6.4/en-US/text/shared/guide/find_attributes.html?&DbPAR=WRITER&System=WIN

The link says "For example, if you search for the Font attribute, all
instances of text that do not use the default font are found". So I guess
the "Font" function works only to search for the font which doesn't default
in the document. Same with the font color option as well when font color is
changed in the document and the "Find next" option is clicked with the
"Font color" attribute selected, it works. I tried both the options and it
worked for me as per whats mentioned in the link.

Hope my explanation makes sense.

Kind regards
Shravani

On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 12:45 PM Toni B <trblack5178@gmail.com> wrote:

Is anyone able to get the attributes search to work?

On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 11:49 AM Ilmari Lauhakangas <
ilmari.lauhakangas@libreoffice.org> wrote:

Maybe you are seeing
https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=106076

Ilmari

Toni B kirjoitti 21.4.2020 klo 18.42:
Hello Team!

I could use some guidance.  I am double checking some things in
updating
the Writer Chapter 3 Guide.  I can not get the *Find & Replace >
Attributes*
option to work at all.  Should we report this as a bug?  Do we delete
this
section from the manual?  *Format* works fine.  It is just the
*Attributes*
search that doesn't work.

Please see the steps in my previous email below.  Since the
instructions
say the search looks for changes from the default, I changed some of
the
font colors but still no options show up in the *Find*: box.

[image: image.png]

Thank you!

Toni

On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 12:08 PM Mark Morin <mdmpsyd@gmail.com> wrote:

Font, font color and a lot of others can be found by selecting what
you
want replaced clicking on the FORMAT button and then selecting the
formatting of the selected text that you are looking for. In the
replace
field, enter the text you want to use as the replacement, click FORMAT
and select the formatting you want for that text.

For some reason ATTRIBUTES is only available for the field that you
want
replaced--making it rather useless.

On 4/13/2020 8:45 AM, Toni B wrote:
Hello Team,

I am reviewing *Writer Chapter 3 Working with Text Advanced*..  Under
*Advanced
find and replace techniques -->  **Find and replace text attributes
and
formatting, *I am unable to search for attributes such as *Font *or
*Font
color*.  Nothing appears in the *Find *box to select.
For example, following these steps below, no options appear under the
*Find*
box to choose from:


    1.

    On the *Find & Replace* dialog (with *Other Options* displayed),
click
    the *Attributes* button.
    2.

    Select the attribute you wish to search for from the list in the
    Attributes dialog and click *OK*. The names of the selected
attributes
    appear under the *Find:* box. For example, to search for text
that
has
    been changed from the default font color, select the *Font Color*
    attribute.

I am using LibreOffice Writer version 6.4.2.2 on a Windows 10 PC,  Is
anyone else able to get this working?

Thank you!

Kind regards,

Toni



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