This menu contains commands to control the on-screen display of the document, change the user interface and access the sidebar panels.
Displays how the document will look when you print it.
Displays the document as it would be viewed in a Web browser. This is useful when you create HTML documents.
Opens the Select Your Preferred User Interface dialogue box to let you choose the user interface layout for LibreOffice.
Displays the source text of the current HTML document. This view is available when creating a new HTML document or opening an existing one.
Opens a sub-menu to show and hide toolbars. A toolbar contains icons and options that let you quickly access LibreOffice commands.
Shows or hides the Status bar at the bottom edge of the window.
Contains a sub-menu for showing or hiding the horizontal and vertical rulers.
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.
Toggle the visibility of grid points and guide lines to help object moving and precise position in the current sheet.
Shows hidden formatting symbols in your text, such as paragraph marks, line breaks, tab stops, and spaces.
Shows or hides the boundaries of the printable area of a page. The boundary lines are not printed.
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.
Displays the document with the top and bottom margins, header and footer and a gap between pages. Uncheck to collapse all the elements cited and display the document in a contiguous page stream. Hiding whitespace is only possible in Single-page view.
Shows or hides recorded changes.
Show or hide a document's comments and replies to them.
Show or hide resolved comments.
Shows or hides shadings around fields in your document like non-breaking spaces, soft hyphens, indexes, and footnotes.
Switches between showing fields as field names or field values. When enabled the field names are displayed, and when disabled the field values are displayed. Some field contents cannot be displayed.
Shows or hides hidden paragraphs. This option only affects the screen display of hidden paragraphs, and not the printing of hidden paragraphs.
The Sidebar is a vertical graphical user interface that primarily provides contextual properties, style management, document navigation and media gallery features.
Use the Styles deck of the Sidebar to apply, create, edit, and remove formatting styles. Double-click an entry to apply the style.
Opens the Gallery deck of the Sidebar, where you can select images and audio clips to insert into your document.
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 organise 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.
Lists the databases that are registered in LibreOffice and lets you manage the contents of the databases.
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.
Reduces or enlarges the screen display of LibreOffice.