Reveal code, old macros convert them to LO

Andrew Pitonyak andrew at
Fri Jul 5 03:02:58 UTC 2019

So I read your response to say...

If it is a read only display them it is not worth the time to bother with it... 

That is certainly easier than trying to make it work :-)

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On Jul 4, 2019, 10:26 PM, at 10:26 PM, Wols Lists <antlists at> wrote:
>On 05/07/19 03:15, Wol's lists wrote:
>> On 04/07/2019 11:08, Uwe Brauer wrote:
>>>  From time to time the question pops up whether LO could support
>>> Wordperfects reveal code. Sometimes it is stated that this feature
>>> be implemented by a macro/extension.
>> Bear in mind that "reveal codes" is an EDITING window. That was what
>> wrong with MS's pale imitation. So if your macros merely display the
>> formatting of a paragraph, that is NOT NOT NOT "reveal codes", and
>> WordPerfect lover will simply ignore it.
>As a quick example - which illustrates its power - I seem to remember a
>post to this list a week or so ago which said "if the first thing in a
>writer document is a table, how do I put something in front of it?".
>Word struggles with this, writer struggles with it ...
>In WordPerfect, in RevealCodes, just click *in front* of the [table-on]
>code, and start typing ... easy peasy !!!
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