Good point! That is an another good reason for doing the columns of the page(s) as table columns:
It simplifies selecting a column as a syntactic field. I never thought about that, and appreciate
you generalizing the solution in that way, which is an interesting variation on style management.
On 2021-04-16 16:23, Harvey Nimmo wrote:
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.
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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:
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
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