Edit

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

Undo

Reverses the last command or the last entry you typed. To select the command that you want to reverse, click the arrow next to the Undo icon on the Standard bar.

Redo

Reverses the action of the last Undo command. To select the Undo step that you want to reverse, click the arrow next to the Redo icon on the Standard bar.

Repeat

Repeats the last command. This command is available in Writer and Calc.

Cut

Removes and copies the selection to the clipboard.

Copy

Copies the selection to the clipboard.

Paste

Inserts the contents of the clipboard at the location of the cursor, and replaces any selected text or objects.

Paste Special

Inserts the contents of the clipboard into the current file in a format that you can specify.

Select All

Selects the entire content of the current file, frame, or text object.

Selection Mode

Choose the selection mode from the submenu: normal selection mode, or block selection mode.

Select Text

You can enable a selection cursor in a read-only text document or in the Help. Choose Edit - Select Text or open the context menu of a read-only document and choose Select Text. The selection cursor does not blink.

Direct Cursor Mode

Allows a user to click at the beginning, middle, or end of any possible text line on a page and then begin typing.

Find

Toggle the visibility of the Find toolbar to search for text or navigate a document by element.

Find & Replace

Finds or replaces text or formats in the current document.

Go to Page

Opens the Navigator window on the Page Number spin button, so you can enter in a page number.

Track Changes

Lists the commands that are available for tracking changes in your file.

Hyperlink

Opens a dialog that enables you to create and edit hyperlinks.

Footnote or Endnote

Edits the selected footnote or endnote anchor. Click in front of the footnote or endnote, and then choose this command.

Index Entry

Edits the selected index entry. Click in front of or in the index entry, and then choose this command.

Bibliography Entry

Edits the selected bibliography entry.

Fields

Opens a dialog where you can edit the properties of a field. Click in front of a field, and then choose this command. In the dialog, you can use the arrow buttons to move to the previous or the next field.

Links

Lets you edit the properties of each link in the current document, including the path to the source file. This command is not available if the current document does not contain links to other files.

ImageMap

Allows you to attach URLs to specific areas, called hotspots, on a graphic or a group of graphics. An image map is a group of one or more hotspots.

Object

Lets you edit a selected object in your file that you inserted with the Insert - Object command.

Exchange Database

Change the data sources for the current document. To correctly display the contents of inserted fields, the replacement database must contain identical field names.

Edit File

Use the Edit File icon to activate or deactivate the edit mode.