[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 70759] Writer: Apply Style toolbar "Clear formatting" action does not clear the formatting but sets style "text body"

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Tue Apr 14 03:56:45 PDT 2015


--- Comment #10 from Cor Nouws <cno at nouenoff.nl> ---
Hi Patrik,

(In reply to Patrik from comment #8)
> I am very glad, that this feature got re-implemented. Removing formatting
> got really annoying since someone decided that it should mean "remove
> paragraph formatting". 
> Keep it as it is now, by all means. Because:
> 1) The feature as it is now does what the equivalent in Word "Remove
> Formatting" achieves.

This is indeed what 'Format > Clear direct formatting' is

> 2) Pasting text and then removing foreign formatting is a very common
> use-case. Especially as the "Paste Special > Unformatted Text" feature in LO
> is not always presented (even though text in clipboard has formatting).
> Keep it. And if I may suggest: allow users to have a keyboard short-cut. Now
> it seems only accessible from the menu.

And the context menu and Ctrl+M

> The workaround that I use now is to have keyboard shortcuts for:
> - "clear direct formatting"
> - "remove direct character formats"

In my experience "clear direct formatting" also does "remove direct character
formats". Not character styles. (See my comment #7)

> - "apply default character style"
> - "apply default paragraph style"
> Which does remove *all* formatting. However I have to press 4 buttons (or
> write a Macro, which crashes LO at the moment).


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