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Allows you to define page layouts for single and multiple-page documents, as well as a numbering and paper formats.

Choose Format - Page - Page tab

Choose View - Styles and Formatting - open context menu of an entry and choose Modify/New - Page tab

Selecting the Maximum Printable Area on a Page

Paper format

Select from a list of predefined paper sizes, or define a custom paper format.

Format

Select a predefined paper size, or create a custom format by entering the dimensions for the paper in the Height and Width boxes.

Width

Displays the width of the selected paper format. To define a custom format, enter a width here.

Height

Displays the height of the selected paper format. To define a custom format, enter a height here.

Portrait

Displays and prints the current document with the paper oriented vertically.

Landscape

Displays and prints the current document with the paper oriented horizontally.

Text direction

Select the text direction that you want to use in your document. The "right-to-left (vertical)" text flow direction rotates all layout settings to the right by 90 degrees, except for the header and footer.

Paper tray

Select the paper source for your printer. If you want, you can assign different paper trays to different page styles. For example, assign a different tray to the First Page style and load the tray with your company's letterhead paper.

Preview Field

Displays a preview of the current selection.

Margins

Specify the amount of space to leave between the edges of the page and the document text.

Left / Inner

Enter the amount of space to leave between the left edge of the page and the document text. If you are using the Mirrored page layout, enter the amount of space to leave between the inner text margin and the inner edge of the page.

Right / Outer

Enter the amount of space to leave between the right edge of the page and the document text. If you are using the Mirrored page layout, enter the amount of space to leave between the outer text margin and the outer edge of the page.

Top

Enter the amount of space to leave between the upper edge of the page and the document text.

Bottom

Enter the amount of space to leave between the lower edge of the page and the document text.

When in Writer: Register-true

When in Writer: Aligns the text on the selected Page Style to a vertical page grid. The spacing of the grid is defined by the Reference Style.

When in Writer: Reference Style

When in Writer: Select the Paragraph Style that you want to use as a reference for lining up the text on the selected Page style. The height of the font that is specified in the reference style sets the spacing of the vertical page grid.

When in Calc: Table alignment

When in Calc: Specify the alignment options for the cells on a printed page.

When in Calc: Horizontal

When in Calc: Centers the cells horizontally on the printed page.

When in Calc: Vertical

When in Calc: Centers the cells vertically on the printed page.

Layout settings

Page Layout

Select the page layout style to use in the current document.

Page layout

Specify whether the current style should show odd pages, even pages, or both odd and even pages.

Right and left

The current page style shows both odd and even pages with left and right margins as specified.

Mirrored

The current page style shows both odd and even pages with inner and outer margins as specified. Use this layout if you want to bind the printed pages like a book. Enter the binding space as the "Inner" margin.

Only right

The current page style shows only odd (right) pages. Even pages are shown as blank pages.

Only left

The current page style shows only even (left) pages. Odd pages are shown as blank pages.

When in Writer: Register-true

Format

Select the page numbering format that you want to use for the current page style.

AutoFit object to page format

Resizes the drawing objects so that they fit on the paper format that you select. The arrangement of the drawing objects is preserved.


Related Topics

Changing measurement units

When in Writer: Writing Register-true