Formatting Bar

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The Formatting bar contains basic commands for applying manually formatting.

Styles and Formatting

Specifies whether to show or hide the Styles and Formatting window, which is where you can assign and organize Styles.

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Styles and Formatting

Font Name

Allows you to select a font name from the list or enter a font name directly.

You can enter several fonts, separated by semicolons. LibreOffice uses each named font in succession if the previous fonts are not available.

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Font Name

Font Size

Allows you to choose between different ‍font sizes from the list, or to enter a size manually.

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Font Size

Bold

Makes the selected text bold. If the cursor is in a word, the entire word is made bold. If the selection or word is already bold, the formatting is removed.

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Bold

Italic

Makes the selected text italic. If the cursor is in a word, the entire word is made italic. If the selection or word is already italic, the formatting is removed.

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Italic

Underline

Underlines or removes underlining from the selected text.

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Underline

Font Color

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Font Color

Align Left

Aligns the contents of the cell to the left.

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Align Left

Align Center Horizontally

Horizontally centers the contents of the cell.

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Align Center Horizontally

Align Right

Aligns the contents of the cell to the right.

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Align Right

Justify

Aligns the contents of the cell to the left and to the right cell borders.

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Justified

Number format: Currency

Applies the default currency format to the selected cells.

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Number Format: Currency

Number format: Percent

Applies the percentage format to the selected cells.

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Number Format: Percent

Number format: Default

Applies the default number format to the selected cells.

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Number Format: Standard

Number Format: Add Decimal Place

Adds one decimal place to the numbers in the selected cells.

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Number Format: Add Decimal Place

Number Format: Delete Decimal Place

Removes one decimal place from the numbers in the selected cells.

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Number Format: Delete Decimal Place

Decrease Indent

Click the Decrease Indent icon to reduce the left indent of the current paragraph or cell content and set it to the previous default tab position.

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Decrease Indent

Increase Indent

Click the Increase Indent icon to increase the left indent of the current paragraph or cell content and set it to the next default tab position.

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Increase Indent

Borders

Click the Borders icon to open the Borders toolbar, where you can modify the border of a sheet area or an object.

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Borders

Background Color

Click to open a toolbar where you can click a background color for a paragraph. The color is applied to the background of the current paragraph or the selected paragraphs.

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Background Color

Align Top

Aligns the contents of the cell to the upper edge of the cell.

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Align Top

Align Center Vertically

Vertically centers the contents of the cell.

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Align Center Vertically

Align Bottom

Aligns the contents of the cell to the lower edge of the cell.

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Align Bottom

Number Format : Date

Applies the date format to the selected cells.

Number Format: Exponential

Applies the exponential format to the selected cells.

Additional icons

If CTL support is enabled, two additional icons are visible.

Left-To-Right

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The text is entered from left to right.

Right-To-Left

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The text formatted in a complex text layout language is entered from right to left.