Page Style

Specify the formatting styles and the layout for the current page style, including page margins, headers and footers, and the page background.

To access this command...

Choose Format - Page

Choose View - Styles - open context menu New/Modify (for Page Styles)


Set the options for the selected style.


Allows you to define page layouts for single and multiple-page documents, as well as a numbering and paper formats.


Set the background color or graphic.


Adds a header to the current page style. A header is an area in the top page margin, where you can add text or graphics.


Adds a footer to the current page style. A footer is an area in the bottom page margin, where you can add text or graphics.


Sets the border options for the selected objects in Writer or Calc.


Specifies the number of columns and the column layout for a page style, frame, or section.


Specifies the layout options for footnotes, including the line that separates the footnote from the main body of document.

Asian Language Support

These commands can only be accessed after you enable support for Asian languages in - Language Settings - Languages.

Text Grid

Adds a text grid to the current page style. This option is only available if Asian language support is enabled under Language Settings - Languages in the Options dialog box.


Resets changes made to the current tab to those applicable when this dialog was opened.