I use extensive preformattet templates for my documents. However, it early versions it was possible to change the "Standard language" for a document and all sub-formattings went with it and changed the language. Now I have to change each template paragraph to the new language.
As I don't want to generate for each document template additionally one for each language (which makes it hard to keep all formattings the same), it would be good to be able to change the document language or the "standard" paragraph language and have an option to "inherit" the language.
Once a language is selected, it cannot be undone in a pharagraph template.
I am not sure if I understand your issue right.
But in LO you have an option to select a default language for documents.
Go to TOOLS -> OPTIONS -> section LANGUAGE SETTINGS -> subsection LANGUAGE -> select the Default Language For Documents in the field Western.
Does solve your issue?
No, this does not have any effect.
Go to Templates (F11)
Change e.g. with "Header 2" the language in the template (-> character -> language) to a different one, e.g. german
Now if you save this document as document template and use it, you will also have the paragraph template associated with the language selected there. If you did never touch the language setting, it will always correspond to the setting of "standard", repsectively the next higher template, going back to document language.
If I change the document language or the lanugage of the "standard template" -> nothing happens.
I believe in old versions (Staroffice...) it was possible to associate the language to the "superior" document. It would be great to have it back, as I am using old and grown templates, that keep being optimized with each new major *office version.
The default language for the document has no effect.
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