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How to Edit Document Outline in Writer 2013

To edit outline for document, open the View tab, click the Outline icon and open the Outline tab. Alternatively, you can also click the Outline View button at the bottom right corner of the screen to start the outline view, shown as below:

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Figure 1 The Outline tab

The functions of the commands in the Outline tab:

Promote to Level 1: promote the text where the cursor stays to the highest level of the outline.

Promote: promote the text where the cursor stays to a higher level.

Outline Level: displays the outline level of the text where the cursor stays. You can also quickly adjust the outline level of the text by this icon.

Demote: demote the text where the cursor stays to a lower level.

Demote to Body Text: demote the text where the cursor stays to body text.

Move Up: move the text where the cursor stays up within the outline.

Move Down: move the text where the cursor stays down within the outline.

Expand: expand the selected item.

Collapse: collapse the selected item.

Show Level: displays the outline level of the text where the cursor stays.

Show First Line Only: choose the Show First Line Only check box and only the first line of the multi-lined text paragraphs in the document will be displayed with the end of the paragraphs omitted.

Show Formatting: choose the Display Formatting check box, all the text in the document will be displayed in the established format.

Update TOC: click the Update TOC icon to update the Table of Contents directly.

Go to TOC: click this icon to go to the Table of Contents directly.

Close: click the Close icon to close the outline view mode and return to the view mode.