Text Formatting Bar

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To display the Text Formatting Bar, place the cursor inside a text object.

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.

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

Left

Aligns the selected paragraph(s) to the left page margin.

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Align Left

Center

Centers the selected paragraph(s) on the page.

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Right

Aligns the selected paragraph(s) to the right page margin.

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Align Right

Justify

Aligns the selected paragraph(s) to the left and the right page margins. If you want, you can also specify the alignment options for the last line of a paragraph by choosing Format - Paragraph - Alignment.

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Justified

Increase Spacing

Click the Increase Spacing icon to increase the paragraph spacing above the selected paragraph.

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Increase Spacing

Decrease Spacing

Click the Decrease Spacing icon to decrease the paragraph spacing above the selected paragraph.

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Decrease Spacing

Bullets On/Off

Assigns bullet points to the selected paragraphs, or removes them from bulleted paragraphs.

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Bullets On/Off

Moves the selected paragraph up one level in the numbering or bullets hierarchy.

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Moves the selected paragraph down one level in a numbering or bullets hierarchy.

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Move Up

Positions the selected paragraph before the one above it.

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Move Up

Move Down

Positions the selected paragraph after the one below it.

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Move Down

Character

Changes the font and the font formatting for the selected characters.

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Character

Paragraph

Modifies the format of the current paragraph, such as indents and alignment.

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Paragraph

Numbering Symbols

Adds numbering or bullets to the current paragraph, and lets you edit format of the numbering or bullets.

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Bullets On/Off

Asian Language Support

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

Text running from left to right

Specifies the horizontal direction of the text.

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Text direction from left to right

Text running from top to bottom

Specifies the vertical direction of the text.

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Text direction from top to bottom

Increase Font

Increases the ‍font size of the selected text.

Reduce Font

Reduces the ‍font size of the selected text.