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Old 05-09-2016, 10:55 AM   #1
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Exclamation Libre office actual page size is 1.5 inchs on full screen display emergency help


Help Mom died need to use Libre Using Libre Office thanks does not solve <Deeblazing> 2016-05-09 06:51 PDT

have full screen but the actual working page is still 1.5 inches wide I cannot read anything that small and cannot get the page to expand ruler reads 7 inches but actually is 1.5 inches
 
Old 05-09-2016, 11:25 AM   #2
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Help Mom died need to use Libre Using Libre Office thanks does not solve <Deeblazing> 2016-05-09 06:51 PDT
Very sorry to hear, my sympathies at your Mom's passing.

Are you saying that this is a duplicate thread? Searching but haven't found a similar question on this forum, actually.
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have full screen but the actual working page is still 1.5 inches wide I cannot read anything that small and cannot get the page to expand ruler reads 7 inches but actually is 1.5 inches
There are several properties and things which can cause this. Under the Format menu, Page selection, there's a tab for the page where you can set up the right and left margins as well as the width of the page. Those might be incorrect. Normal would be 8.5 wide and maybe 0.8" left/right margins. Under the Columns tab, there could be something set up to make several columns, or force one column with a very limited width. On the ruler itself, the right margin could be moved, look for a triangle facing upwards to the right, however instead, at about 1.5" so that this forces line wrap because of it.

You're question is rather incomplete however. A picture is worth a lot more words, so a screenshot in reply might be more helpful.
 
Old 05-09-2016, 11:57 AM   #3
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attached .png changing ruller ghas no effect on problem

Help Mom died need to use Libre Using Libre Office thanks does not solve <Deeblazing> 2016-05-09 06:51 PDT

have full screen but the actual working page is still 1.5 inches wide I cannot read anything that small and cannot get the page to expand ruler reads 7 inches but actually is 1.5 inches
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Old 05-09-2016, 12:04 PM   #4
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The image you posted in #3 is a map not a screenshot of your Libreoffice screen.

However there are some LQ members in the Texas area ... Not sure though it's a pretty large state.

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Old 05-09-2016, 12:31 PM   #5
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click on the map and roll your middle mouse button 'up'.
 
Old 05-09-2016, 02:56 PM   #6
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Talking Thanks all for some reason your posts included items I had tried without success

BUT they worked this time. I think my actual Dell computer may be a little schizo thanks again.
 
Old 05-09-2016, 03:12 PM   #7
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I know I'm supposed to limit posting to when there's something constructive to say, but gee ... I sort of get confused when I see something solved and I have NO IDEA what the whole problem was about.

I see complaints about tight margins, a posting of a street map, and then POOF, it's solved. Yes I understand stuff is cantankerous and sometimes works, sometimes doesn't. My confusion here is I know Libre Office, and I know Google Maps and middle mouse wheels. But that all doesn't connect here people.

How is this thread supposed to help a future solution searcher? What's the whole Deeblazing tie in?
 
  


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