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

Normal

Displays how the document will look when you print it.

Web

Displays the document as it would be viewed in a Web browser. This is useful when you create HTML documents.

HTML Source

Displays the source text of the current HTML document. This view is available when creating a new HTML document or opening an existing one.

Toolbars

Opens a submenu to show and hide toolbars. A toolbar contains icons and options that let you quickly access LibreOffice commands.

Status Bar

Shows or hides the Status Bar at the bottom edge of the window.

Input Method Status

Shows or hides the Input Method Engine (IME) status window.

Rulers

Contains a submenu for showing or hiding the horizontal and vertical rulers.

Scrollbars

Show or hide the horizontal and vertical scroll bars that are used to change the viewable area of a document that doesn't fit within the window.

Hide Whitespace

View documents with the white space found at the end and beginning of pages hidden.

Text Boundaries

Shows or hides the boundaries of the printable area of a page. The boundary lines are not printed.

Table Boundaries

Shows or hides the borders of table cells that have no set borders. The boundaries are only visible on screen and are not printed.

Images and Charts

Show or hide graphical objects like images and charts within a document.

Comments

Show or hide a document's comments and replies to them.

Non-printing Characters

Shows hidden formatting symbols in your text, such as paragraph marks, line breaks, tab stops, and spaces.

Field Shadings

Shows or hides shadings around fields in your document like non-breaking spaces, soft hyphens, indexes, and footnotes.

Field Names

Switches between showing fields as field names or field values. When enabled the field names are displayed, and when disabled the field values displayed. Some field contents cannot be displayed.

Hidden Paragraphs

Shows or hides hidden paragraphs. This option only affects the screen display of hidden paragraphs, and not the printing of hidden paragraphs.

Sidebar

The Sidebar is a vertical graphical user interface that primarily provides contextual properties, style management, document navigation, and media gallery features.

Styles and Formatting

Use the Styles and Formatting deck of the Sidebar to apply, create, edit, and remove formatting styles. Double-click an entry to apply the style.

Clip Art Gallery

Opens the Gallery deck of the Sidebar, where you can select images and audio clips to insert into your document.

Navigator

Shows or hides the Navigator window, where you can quickly jump to different parts of your document. Navigator is also available as a deck of the Sidebar. You can also use the Navigator to insert elements from the current document or other open documents, and to organize master documents. To edit an item in the Navigator, right-click the item, and then choose a command from the context menu. If you want, you can dock the Navigator at the edge of your workspace.

Data Sources

Lists the databases that are registered in LibreOffice and lets you manage the contents of the databases.

Full Screen

Shows or hides the menus and toolbars in Writer or Calc. To exit the full screen mode, click the Full Screen button or press the Esc key.

Zoom

Reduces or enlarges the screen display of LibreOffice.