[svlug] AutoFormat in OpenOffice

Tim tim at tetro.net
Sat Mar 8 15:00:45 PST 2003


On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 12:36:53PM -0800, Serban Giuroiu wrote:
> I'm making a table in OpenOffice in the Writer where I have to put in
> ratios like this: 1:2 or 1/2.  OpenOffice changes them to 01:02:00 or
> 01/02/00. How can I make it not do that? I've looked through the help
> menu and in Tools --> AutoCorrect/AutoFormat...  --> Options, but I
> haven't found an option for that.

Tools->Options->Text Document->Table.  Uncheck "Number recognition".
This is OpenOffice.org 1.0.2, by the way.

   - Tim



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