LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

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Kardosh
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LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

Post by Kardosh » Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:02 pm

I type in LibreOffice as my main job (translating). I love to add new autocorrect items for every misspelling that has an unequivocal correction available. I add many such items every day, their number depending on my mood and the quality of my typing that day. Dozens sometimes. I regularly backup acor_xx_XX.dat (XX for my language code) file and copy it to other computers I sometimes work on. I have been doing that for years, maybe two decades (although I do not remember if I managed to convert my MS Word autocorrect file when I switched to Libre or started from scratch).

And now an unpleasant thought occurred to me - is there a limit to the number of autocorrect (NOT word completion, I can see that in the options) entries?

If there is, how much is it and can it be changed?

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Re: LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

Post by nathanjh13 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:49 pm

I don't know but there is a substantial support community here that would surely answer for you:

http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/community-support/

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Re: LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

Post by Cosmo. » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:34 pm

I never found any hint about a limitation.

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Re: LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

Post by Kardosh » Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:53 am

I did, but it was 2004 and Open Office, predecessor of Libre.

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Re: LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

Post by Cosmo. » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:07 am

That must have been OOo 1.1.

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Re: LibreOffice: are there any autocorrect limits?

Post by Kardosh » Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:41 pm

I really do not know. It was just an old discussion I found when trying to get answer to this nagging question which seems to be highly irrelevant to vast majority of users. Actually, when looking for the limit in autocorrect, most finds dealt with how to disable the feature ;)

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