Styles Spotlighting

The styles spotlight in LibreOffice Writer gives a visual indicator of styles and direct formatting present in the document.

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Open the Styles deck, mark Spotlight check box.

Use the styles spotlight to inspect usage of styles and direct formatting in the document.

The Spotlight visual indicator is codified using numbers and colors. The feature shows direct formatting for characters and paragraphs indicated by a hatch pattern in the Spotlight colored on the margin.


The Spotlight feature can visualize paragraphs and characters styles only.

When the extended tips features is enabled in – LibreOffice – General, a tooltip shows the style name and many attributes of the style applied.

Paragraph direct formatting is indicated in two ways: by a hatch pattern in the coloured indicators and by the text "+ Paragraph Direct Formatted" added to the name of the style.

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