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Using Shortcut Keys (LibreOffice Writer Accessibility)

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Some of the shortcut keys may be assigned to your desktop system. Keys that are assigned to the desktop system are not available to LibreOffice. Try to assign different keys either for LibreOffice, in \<emph\>Tools - Customize - Keyboard\</emph\>, or in your desktop system.


Press the keys +<underlined character> to open a menu. In an open menu, press the underlined character to run a command. For example, press +I to open the Insert menu, and then H to insert a hyperlink.

To open a context menu, press Shift+F10. To close a context menu, press Escape.

Inserting Sections

  1. Choose \<emph\>View - Toolbars - Insert\</emph\> to open the \<emph\>Insert\</emph\> toolbar.

  2. Press F6 until the focus is on the\<emph\> Insert\</emph\> toolbar.

  3. Press the right arrow key until the \<emph\>Section\</emph\> icon is selected.

  4. Press the down arrow key, and then press the right arrow key to set the width of the section that you want to insert.

  5. Press Enter.

  6. Press F6 to place the cursor inside the document.

Inserting Text Tables

  1. Press F6 until the focus is on the\<emph\> Standard\</emph\> toolbar.

  2. Press the right arrow key until the \<emph\>Table\</emph\> icon is selected.

  3. Press the down arrow key, and then use the arrow keys to select the number of columns and rows to include in the table.

  4. Press Enter.

  5. Press F6 to place the cursor inside the document.

Shortcuts (LibreOffice Accessibility)

Shortcut Keys for LibreOffice Writer

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