Text Formatting Bar
The Text Formatting Bar that is displayed when the cursor is in a text object, such as a text frame or a drawing object, contains formatting and alignment commands.
- 1 Font Name
- 2 Font Size
- 3 Bold
- 4 Italic
- 5 Underline
- 6 Text running from left to right
- 7 Text running from top to bottom
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.
Allows you to choose between different font sizes from the list, or to enter a size manually.
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.
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.
Underlines or removes underlining from the selected text.
Applies single line spacing to the current paragraph. This is the default setting.
|Line spacing: 1|
Sets the line spacing to 1.5 lines.
|Line spacing: 1.5|
Sets the line spacing to two lines.
|Line spacing: 2|
Aligns the paragraph to the left page margin.
Centers the contents of the paragraph on the page.
|Align Center Horizontally|
Aligns the paragraph to the right page margin.
Aligns the paragraph to the left and to the right page margins.
Reduces the font size of the selected text and raises the text above the baseline.
Reduces the font size of the selected text and lowers the text below the baseline.
Changes the font and the font formatting for the selected characters.
Modifies the format of the current paragraph, such as indents and alignment.
Asian Language Support
These commands can only be accessed after you enable support for Asian languages in Tools - Options' - Language Settings - Languages'.
Specifies the horizontal direction of the text.
|Text direction from left to right|
Specifies the vertical direction of the text.
|Text direction from top to bottom|