Bug 91025 - Footnote style inserting automatic new lines or double line spacing
Summary: Footnote style inserting automatic new lines or double line spacing
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: highest critical
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-05-02 17:43 UTC by Patrick
Modified: 2016-05-09 20:07 UTC (History)
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Description Patrick 2015-05-02 17:43:03 UTC
Whether it be FORMATTING or EDITING the program adds line return characters into the FOOTNOTE and ENDNOTE sections of a longer (at least, greater than 27,000 words) document so that there may be pages of white space inserted between the number and the entry, or the entry and the next number. Opening a 90 page document then can produce thousands of extra pages to then be manually reformatted. This book has to get out. I do not want to have to go out and buy and learn Windows software to make this happen. 

LibreOffice 4.2
Ubuntu 14.14 LTS, 64 bit on both Intel NUK 54250 & Compal laptop FL91 


Comment 1 Julien Nabet 2015-05-02 21:39:37 UTC
Please give a try to a recent LO version (see https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ubuntu/ppa).
Indeed 4.2 branch is EOL (End Of Life) and 4.3 branch will be very soon.
So let's wait for your feedback for the moment.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-12-27 20:30:39 UTC
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Comment 3 QA Administrators 2016-05-09 20:07:09 UTC
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