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Editor Display Options

Within the Document Editor, to help you edit the document contents you can configure the page display and the formatting tools visible, using the 'View' menu options in the 'File' panel of the 'Document-Edit' ribbon.

Access

Ribbon

Document-Edit > File > View > [options]

Editing tools and options

Menu Option

Action

See also

Page Layout Mode

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Page Layout Mode'. Toggles the text display between page layout and full window layout.

Borderless Mode

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Borderless Mode'. Toggles the display of page borders, allowing the document to occupy the entire display area.

Horizontal Ruler

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Horizontal Ruler'. Displays or hides the ruler at the top of the page.

The ruler shows tab stops and paragraph indentation marks; you can also use it to create or delete tab stops.

Vertical Ruler

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Vertical Ruler'. Displays or hides the ruler against the left edge of the page.

The ruler indicates the depth of the top and bottom margins of the page.

Status Ribbon

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Status Ribbon'. Displays or hides the status ribbon at the bottom of the editing panel.

The status ribbon displays the current page number, line number and column number; it also indicates the current insert/overtype mode (at the left end of the ribbon).

Hidden Text

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Status Ribbon'. Shows or hides 'hidden' text.

Text formatted with the 'Hidden' option is shown with a dotted underline; when the 'Hidden Text' option is turned off, the hidden text is not visible and the normal text closes up to single character or line spacing.

Format Text

Field Names

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Field Names'.

Applicable to all document editing:

If you have inserted any data fields and values, the 'Field Names' option toggles between displaying field names in the text and displaying the field values.

Applicable to the Document Template Designer:

As you develop your custom document template, you right-click on sections to insert field markers and select the 'Insert Fields' option. The 'Field Names' option makes the 'Insert Fields' option available.

Add Section Content

Hyperlink Cursor

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Hyperlink Cursor'.

Applicable to the Document Template Designer and Linked Document Template Editor:

Toggles the cursor icon when you 'mouse over' a hyperlink, between your default image (usually a line or arrow) and a 'pointing hand'.

Page Header/Footer

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > View > Page Header/Footer'. Displays or hides the text of page headers and footers.

To edit the header or footer text, select the option 'Document-Edit > Edit > Edit > Page Header/Footer'.

Insert Headers, Footers, Footnotes and Endnotes

Zoom

Select the option 'Document-Edit > File > Fixed Zoom'. A short menu displays, from which you can select from a range (10% to 200%) of percentages of normal size by which to shrink or enlarge the display of the document content. The menu also has a 'Custom' option that you can select to display the 'Zoom Parameter' dialog, on which you define the percentage you need, between 10% and 500%.