Generate Random, Dummy Text in LibreOffice Writer

How can we generate a block of random text in LibreOffice Writer? In this tutorial, we will show you how.

It is often needed to generate a random block of text for various purposes e.g. checking fonts, paragraphs, and styles etc.

Though you can always use your own text for your needs. However, LibreOffice Writer provides a way to generate a block of random texts in a simple way.

Generate Random/Dummy Text in LibreOffice Writer

Follow the below steps:

  • Open a blank document in Writer.
  • Type this text: dt
dt
  • Then press function key F3. Once pressed, you can see below block of dummy text automatically displayed in writer. Now you can use this auto-generated text for your needs.
Dummy Text -LibreOffice Writer
Dummy Text -LibreOffice Writer

Tip: You can also create this using Menu: Tools -> AutoText; Standard -> Dummy Text.

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So, this is how you can generate dummy text in Writer. Feel free to leave comments or ask questions down below.


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4 thoughts on “Generate Random, Dummy Text in LibreOffice Writer

  1. While this is dummy text, it’s hardly “random”, neither is a Lorem Ipsum. I’m looking for something like that generated by adhesiontext.com. Is there an extension for this?

  2. While this is dummy text, it’s hardly “random”, neither is a Lorem Ipsum. I’m looking for something like that generated by adhesiontext.com. Is there an extension for this?

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