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Re: [libreoffice-users] Tabs in selection of text
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Tabs in selection of text
- From: Steve Edmonds <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2019 22:00:36 +1300
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
I usually select the paragraph, then click in the ruler on one of the
tabs (upsidedown T) and slide it where I want it.
I do that for as many tabs as I need. I right click on these tabs to
change the type to centre or right aligned as I need.
I then type tabs with the tab key into my text before the required stop
to tab it out to the positions I defined.
It might not be every ones solution, but it works for me.
On 04/04/2019 13:37, Carl Paulsen wrote:
> I have a number of "paragraphs" of text (job listing section of a
> resume) for which I'd like to add tab stops. I select the lines and
> click the tab stop I want, then click in the ruler, but nothing
> happens. I see no menu item to format tabs, though I did stumble into
> one dialog box with Tabs that required manual setting and it was
> unclear just where those tabs would be applied. In any case, I can't
> find that any more.
> In the help document
> it says for changing one or more paragraphs: "Select the paragraphs,
> then click inside the ruler." That is most definitely not working.
> Finally, if I clear all formatting, I get the default tab stops and
> could re-format the entire section that way. But that's a bit of work
> given all the formatting I'd lose.
> What do I do to quickly and simply edit tab stops, and why is it so
> difficult in LO?
> FYI I find the Styles aspect of LibreOffice to be entirely unintuitive
> and I've never been able to work with them. I realize that should be
> a goal but it's not possible in my current timeline.
> Thank you!
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