The Status Bar contains information about the current document and offers various buttons with special functions. You can click on most status bar items to open a related dialog window.

Page Number

The current page number is displayed in this field of the status bar. A click opens "Go to Page", with which you can navigate in the document. A right-click shows all bookmarks in the document. Click a bookmark to position the text cursor at the bookmark location.

Antal ord

Counts the words and characters, with or without spaces, in the current selection and in the whole document. The count is kept up to date as you type or change the selection.

Aktuell sidformatmall

Displays the current Page Style. Double-click to edit the style, right-click to select another style.


Displays the language for the selected text. Click to open a menu where you can choose another language for the selected text or for the current paragraph.


Displays the current insert mode. You can toggle between INSRT = insert and OVER = overwrite.


Switches between different selection modes.


If changes to the document have not yet been saved, a "*" is displayed in this field on the Status bar. This also applies to new, not yet saved documents.

Digital signatur

Click to start digital signature process. You must have a digital certificate to complete the process. See also Digital Signatures.

Kombinerad visning

Visar aktuell information om det aktiva dokumentet.

Zoom- och visningslayout

Med de tre kontrollerna på statusfältet i Writer kan du ändra zoom- och visningslayout för dina textdokument.

Ikonerna för visningslayout visar från vänster till höger: Enspaltsläge. Visningsläge med sidor bredvid varandra. Bokläge med två sidor som i en uppslagen bok.

Dra zoom-reglaget åt vänster för att visa fler sidor, åt höger för att zooma in en sida eller ett mindre område på sidan.


Anger den aktuella zoomfaktorn för sidvisningen.

Click this field to open the Zoom dialog, where you can change the current zoom factor.

Right-click to open the context menu on this field to see a selection of available zoom factors.

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