How To Insert Checkbox in OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice Writer

We all know that OpenOffice and LibreOffice is an open source office suite application software. OpenOffice and LibreOffice is developed by Sun Microsystem and Document Foundation. OpenOffice is a windows version of LibreOffice which is found in Linux computer. OpenOffice / LibreOffice contains word processor (Writer), spreadsheet (Calc), presentation application (Impress), drawing application (Draw), formula editor (Math), and database management application (Base). The default file format was .odf (Open Document Format). You can easily use OpenOffice / LibreOffice writer if you have used Microsoft Office. In this post you will learn how to insert checkbox in LibreOffice Writer.

Steps to Insert Checkbox in OpenOffice Writer

To insert checkbox in OpenOffice you need to perform the below steps carefully.


Step 1. At first open OpenOffice.

Step 2. After that you need to type your text or sentence.

Step 3. Now you need to select the text or sentence and right click on the selected text or sentence and then click Numbering/Bullets....

You can also switch to bullets and numbering by clicking on Format in the menu bar and then click Bullets and Numbering...


Step 4. In the Bullets and Numbering... window, under Options tab, change the Numbering to Bullets and then click the square button against Character.


Step 5. After that Special Character window opens. Now scroll down and find out the checkbox special character. Once you fond it, just select and then click OK button. You can also search Combining Diacritical Symbol in the Subnet box to get the checkbox quickly.


Step 6. Now click OK and the checkbox is inserted.

That's it! In this way you can insert checkbox in OpenOffice.

Steps to Insert Checkbox in LibreOffice Writer

Step 1. At first open LibreOffice Writer.

Step 2. After that you need to type your text or sentence.

Step 3. Now you need to select the text or sentence and right click on the selected text or sentence and then click Bullets and Numbering....

You can also switch to bullets and numbering by clicking on Format in the menu bar and then click Bullets and Numbering...


Step 4. In the Bullets and Numbering... window, under Customize tab, change Number value 1,2,3,... to Bullets and then click Select... button against Character.


Step 5. After that special character window opens. Now scroll down and find out the checkbox special character. Once you fond it just select and then click Add to Favorites button so that you can easily use this special character in future also.


Step 6. Now click OK twice and the checkbox is inserted.

That's it! In this way you can insert checkbox in OpenOffice / LibreOffice Writer.

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How To Insert Checkbox in OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice Writer How To Insert Checkbox in OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice Writer Reviewed by Mani on February 09, 2020 Rating: 5

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