Menus

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The following section lists the help topics available for menus and dialogs.

Note.png The window containing the document you want to work on must be selected in order to use the menu commands. Similarly, you must select an object in the document to use the menu commands associated with the object.
Warning.png The menus are context sensitive. This means that those menu items are available that are relevant to the work currently being carried out. If the cursor is located in a text, then all of those menu items are available that are needed to edit the text. If you have selected graphics in a document, then you will see all of the menu items that can be used to edit graphics.

File

These commands apply to the current document, open a new document, or close the application.

Edit

This menu contains commands for editing the contents of the current document.

View

This menu contains commands for controlling the on-screen display of the document.

Insert

This menu contains the commands that are used to insert new elements into the document, for example, graphics, objects, special characters and other files.

Format

Contains commands for formatting the layout and the contents of your document.

Slide

This menu provides slide management and navigation commands.

Slide Show

Contains commands and options for running a presentation.

Tools

Contains spelling tools, a gallery of object art that you can add to your document, as well as tools for configuring menus, and setting program preferences.

Window

Contains commands for manipulating and displaying document windows.

Help

The Help menu allows you to start and control the LibreOffice Help system.