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LibreOffice tip of the day: Do not insert manual breaks to separate two paragraphs. Rather change Indents & Spacing > Spacing > Below paragraph at the style/paragraph properties.

@libreoffice This makes sense in using style formatting. I regard this to be over the top in direct individual formatting. Or do you have a use case for me?

@libreoffice Sorry, what? This sounds like some kind of parody on overly technical software. You think anyone is going to do all that instead of just hitting enter twice?

@forteller If you want a document to be well-structured and easy to reformat in future, then you should definitely use paragraph styles rather than hitting enter to arbitrarily add spaces between paragraphs, yes!

@libreoffice @forteller The default styles shipped should have paragraph spacing. Can't recall if they do.

@forteller I mean, setting margins, indents and spacing has always been a normal part of word processing. Plus if you change your mind later, you can easily change this with a couple of clicks. And you can make a document template with your preferred styles already saved in it for next time, saving you the effort in the future.

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@forteller @libreoffice Not the people who see computers as advanced typewriters, but anyone who writes more than one document a month should learn basic word processing (tab stops instead of spaces, paragraph spacing instead of blank lines etc).

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this should be standard by using an office suite not only with libreoffice

@silberhaeckse It mostly is, I haven't seen a word processor in several decades that didn't let you do this.

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@libreoffice This is good advice. Use the paragraph properties to your advantage and be more efficient.

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