Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last
2021 Archives by date, by thread · List index

I just klick on the top of the one column to select the content of the
whole column. Then go to Tools > Language > For Selection and select
the language to be checked for that column.

On Fri, 2021-04-16 at 07:45 -0400, John Kaufmann wrote:
Sorry, but I was hoping you would ask HOW the spell-check language is
set separately on each column.
[I hate it when someone says "Of course" on an issue I don't see.] ;-
Since you grasped it immediately, I'm afraid I must ask one of you:
How do you do that?

On 2021-04-15 14:22, Ulf Dunkel wrote:
A two-column TABLE seems to be a very smart solution for this.
Thank you, Harvey.

- - - - -

Am 15.04.21 um 12:09 schrieb Harvey Nimmo:
I sometimes have to translate documents. So that I can see the
relationship of the texts I put one language on the right and the
left on the page. For that I use a two-column table which works
well. Not sure if that is the most elegant solution for what you
Of course you can format each column as you want (e.g. with no
borders), and the spell-check language can be set separately on


On Thu, 2021-04-15 at 11:42 +0200, Ulf Dunkel wrote:
Hello everyone.

I would like to write a book in German and English in parallel
the German text flow on the left and the English text on the
two columns of German on the left and English on the right. Is
technically possible in LO Writer? I haven't found anything
about it

Best, Ulf

To unsubscribe e-mail to:
Posting guidelines + more:
List archive:
Privacy Policy:


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.