1. We have moved from vBulletin to XenForo and you are viewing the site in the middle of the move. Though the functional aspect of everything is working fine, we are still working on other changes including the new design on Xenforo.
    Dismiss Notice

What if Open-office Strokes Letters Instead of Deleting

Discussion in 'Operating System' started by lionaneesh, May 30, 2012.

  1. lionaneesh

    lionaneesh New Member

    Today while reviewing and editing articles for a website I got an .ODT file which behaved a bit strangely. If i would press 'delete' the words would get stroked instead of deleting. This was quite a bit annoying and I had no clue about that problem, Googling for about 15 mins got me nothing and the only option I had is to fix it myself.

    Note: I am using Mac OSX Lion and Open-office 3.4.0

    The Problem



    [​IMG]

    The above image shows a glimpse of the problem. Notice the stroked characters.

    After some minutes with Open-office I figured out the problem, It was actually a misconfiguration problem and Open-office was doing exactly what it was told to do.

    Solution



    • Go to Edit -> Changes
    • Deselect “Record”
    Yes, Its as simple as that.
     
  2. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    Simple solutions to complex problems :D
     
  3. pradeep

    pradeep Team Leader

    This feature might be useful to some people, like someone who would like to rephrase a sentence.
     
  4. lionaneesh

    lionaneesh New Member

    Yeah, That's why i quoted "Open-office was doing exactly what it was told to do."
     

Share This Page