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At 11:05 17/02/2016 +0330, Nasrin Khaksar wrote:
in libreoffice 4.4 and above, an option added for activate or deactivate automatic spell check in the tools menu that i can select whether i want automatic spell check to be checked or not. what's about version 4.3? how can deactivate automatic spell check in versions before 4.4?

There are many ways to do this:

o Toggle the AutoSpellCheck button in the Standard toolbar. Or remove the tick from Tools | Options... | Language Settings | Writing Aids | Options | Check spelling as you type.

o If your text is in a language for which you have no spelling dictionary, you can set the text language appropriately and the relevant text will then not be checked for spelling.

o You can set the language of your text - or parts of it - to "None (Do not check spelling)".

Note that text language can be set in various ways: as a character property, a character style property, or a paragraph style property (but not a paragraph property, although an entire paragraph can be given a language setting using the character property, of course). The default language applies only in the absence of any of these settings.

is it possible to save a document in read only mode? for example: i write and save my document in read only mode to becomes unchangeable like pdf documents?

Once you have saved your document, you can set the file as read-only outside LibreOffice. But note that this setting is an operating system property, so it will not survive your sending the file to a correspondent, for example.

But if you put your text into a "section" (using Insert | Section...), you can protect that with a password, which prevents the text being modified. There is no reason why all of a document's text should not be in a section or series of sections.

Mind you, if you want others to see the document without the possibility of modification, why not export it as PDF anyway?

I trust this helps.

Brian Barker

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