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[Solved] Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 12:02 pm
by jereaya
Hello can someone help me i'm a mac user of open office writer. How do i reset or unbluur the texts while im typing my in my document?
I want to see all the texts while im typing? Theres a white arrow that appears on the document. Thanks for the help

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 12:14 pm
by robleyd
See if Q39/A39 in Tutorial: Mac FAQ helps.

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 1:20 pm
by jereaya
hi i tried what you said but it did make my open office low res but may problem is still there. what i mean was there were black and white arrows that keeps appearing on my document. thanks for the reply

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 1:52 pm
by robleyd
Without being able to see your monitor it is a little hard to say what your problem might be. For a wild guess you have turned on View | Non-printing characters - which you can toggle with that menu item or using (the equivalent of) Ctrl + F10.

If that isn't the solution, perhaps a screen shot might help. See How to attach a document for details regarding attaching a document. Note maximum file size is 128K. If your file is larger, use a file sharing site such as Mediafire and post the link here. Crop images as needed and reduce the colour depth if the image is too big.

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:10 pm
by robleyd
And for another wild guess, if the arrows appear above the text area, perhaps you have toggled Tools | Gallery ??

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:15 pm
by RoryOF
Or if the arrows are in the text, and there are backwards P characters and black dots between words, you may have toggled /View /Non printing characters./

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:59 pm
by jereaya
hi this is what is looked like in open office writer. Thank you so much for all the help!! :)
here is the photo
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vnsDkA ... sp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nGBJVH ... sp=sharing

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 3:41 pm
by Hagar Delest
Don't remember ever seeing that arrow on the right of the text area.
Can you upload the file (that page only may be enough).
Note: can't see the 2nd file without logging-in (which I won't do).
You can resize or save in .jpg o that it fits the 128KB limit here.

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 4:15 pm
by jereaya
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HFZwQs ... sp=sharing

here is a screen recording of my screen. Its so hard to describe by typing only sorry. I'm using a mac computer.I checked the non printing view its off.I also tried uninstalling the open office and reinstalling it again but nothings changed. Is there a possible way that i could reset the app? i think it might be the only solution to my problem.

Thank you so much for all the help :)

Re: Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 6:01 pm
by jereaya
Hi just an update i clicked the button named direct cursor on the right side and its seems that was the problem. It was turned on which i didn't know about the option or button. My view seems to went back to normal no more blurry texts when i try to type and view my document. I have never watched a tutorial on open office huhu so i didn't know much about the app.

Everyone on the internet who helped me I would like to say thank you so much for all time and help!! :) God bless you all!! :)

Re: [Solved] Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 6:43 pm
by Hagar Delest
Weird. Seems to be a bug. No big deal I guess since the direct cursor mode is not very useful IMHO (I hadn't noticed the cursor change).
No such issue on my Xubuntu machine with LO 7.0.5 with direct cursor.

Re: [Solved] Help blurred texts and image

PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2021 6:52 pm
by RoryOF
No such problem on Xubuntu 20.04.2 on a 1920 x 1080 screen using direct cursor.