Specify the font effects that you want to use.
Sets the colour for the selected text. If you select Automatic, the text colour is set to black for light backgrounds and to white for dark backgrounds.
To change the colour of a text selection, select the text that you want to change, and click the Font Colour icon. To apply a different colour, click the arrow next to the Font Colour icon, and then select the colour that you want to use.
If you click the Font Colour icon before you select text, the paint can cursor will appear. To change the colour of text, select the text with the paint can cursor. To change the colour of a single word, double-click in a word. To apply a different colour, click the arrow next to the Font Colour icon, and then select the colour that you want to use.
To undo the last change, right-click.
To exit the paint can mode, click once, or press the Escape key.
The text colour is ignored when printing if the Print black check box is marked in LibreOffice Writer - Print in the Options dialogue box.
The text colour is ignored on screen, if the Use automatic font colour for screen display check box is marked in LibreOffice - PreferencesTools - Options - LibreOffice - Accessibility.
Select the font effects that you want to apply.
The following capitalisation effects are available:
Without - no effect is applied
Capitals - changes the selected lower-case characters to upper-case characters
Lower-case - changes the selected upper-case characters to lower characters
Title font - changes the first character of each selected word to an upper-case character
Small capitals - changes the selected lower-case characters to upper-case characters, and then reduces their size
Select a relief effect to apply to the selected text. The embossed relief makes the characters appear as if they are raised above the page. The engraved relief makes the characters appear as if they are pressed into the page.
Displays the outline of the selected characters. This effect does not work with every font.
Adds a shadow that casts below and to the right of the selected characters.
Makes the selected characters blink. You cannot change the blink frequency.
Hides the selected characters. To display the hidden text, ensure that Formatting Marks is selected in the View menu. You can also choose LibreOffice - PreferencesTools - Options - LibreOffice Writer - Formatting Aids and select Hidden text.
Select the overlining style that you want to apply. To apply the overlining to words only, select the Individual Words box.
Select the colour for the overlining.
Select a strikethrough style for the selected text.
If you save your document in Microsoft Word format, all of the strikethrough styles are converted to the single line style.
Select the underlining style that you want to apply. To apply the underlining to words only, select the Individual Words box.
If you apply underlining to a superscript text, the underlining is raised to the level of the superscript. If the superscript is contained in a word with normal text, the underlining is not raised.
Select the colour for the underlining.
Applies the selected effect only to words and ignores spaces.
Select a character to display over or below the entire length of the selected text.
Specify where to display the emphasis marks.