About Fields

Fields are used for data that changes in a document, such as the current date or the total number of pages in a document.

Viewing Fields

Fields consist of a field name and the field content. To switch the field display between the field name or the field content, choose View - Field Names.

To display or hide field highlighting in a document, choose View - Field Shadings. To permanently disable this feature, choose - LibreOffice - Application Colors, and clear the check box in front of Field shadings.

To change the color of field shadings, choose - LibreOffice - Application Colors, locate the Field shadings option, and then select a different color in the Color setting box.

Field Properties

Most field types in a document, including database fields, store and display variable values.

The following field types execute an action when you click the field:

Field Type



Opens a dialog to insert the object corresponding to the placeholder, except for text placeholders. For text placeholders, click on the placeholder and type over it.

Insert Reference

Moves the mouse pointer to the reference.

Run macro

Runs a macro.

ආදාන ක්ෂේත්‍රය

ක්ෂේත්‍රයක අන්තර්ගතය සංස්කරණය කිරීම සදහා විමසුම විවෘත කරන්න.

ක්ෂේත්‍ර යවත්කාල කිරිම.

ලේඛානයක සියලුම ක්ෂේත්‍ර යවත්කාල කිරිම සදහා, F9 ඔබා හෝ Edit - Select All තෝරා, නැවත F9 ඔබන්න.

පරිගණක දත්ත ගබඩාවකින් ඇතුළු කරන ලද ක්ෂේත්‍රයක් යවත්කාල කිරීම සදහා, ක්ෂේත්‍රය තෝරා F9 ඔබන්න.

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