Open Office - can't enter text into Writer, can't see help

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sun Jan 18 16:28:04 UTC 2009

Chris G wrote:
> I'm trying to enter text into a new document! :-)

Okay, if I understand where you are, click Text Document (should be
top), then click Open.  Screenshot at

> If I click on New Document a white area opens up to the right of the
> icons but I can't enter text into it.

That's a preview, but in this case there's nothing to preview.

Note.  A much easier way to do this is Ctrl-N or File->New->Text
Document (Text Document should be at top).

Matt Flaschen

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