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Hi Kolja, I hear you. This is a real need for LibreOffice. I'm asking similar stuff over in the Libreoffice Forum. I've tried using their Navigator as an Outline tool, and it just does not work the same way.

In Word when you move the MAIN heading all the bits and bobs and images and EVERYTHING under that main heading moves with your MAIN heading. It will move EVERYTHING under the MAIN heading you're grabbing... EVERYTHING under it until the next MAIN heading that is. Same with sub-headings... it will move everything until the next heading on the same level. It's so easy. I've confidently moved whole sub-arguments up and down the page, around and around, or even sub-sub-arguments. I've moved whole MAIN HEADING CHAPTERS up and down, even if they are literally 20 pages long. They could be whole chapters in a book with dozens and dozens of subheadings! Bang! Moved before the previous Main headings, just like that!

Navigator only seems to move the main heading you try to move and a bit of text under it, and leaves lonely little sub-headings and sub-sub headings all alone like little orphans. Lost. Cluttered. Wrecked. I thought Navigator was like Outline in Word, and confidently started moving my main headings around... only to find they had collected sub paragraphs from OTHER main headings! Oh the mess I made of my documents!

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Hi Kolja, I hear you. This is a real need for LibreOffice. I'm asking similar stuff over in the Libreoffice Forum. I've tried using their Navigator as an Outline tool, and it just does not work the same way.

In Word when you move the MAIN heading all the bits and bobs and images and EVERYTHING under that main heading moves with your MAIN heading. It will move EVERYTHING under the MAIN heading you're grabbing... EVERYTHING under it until the next MAIN heading that is. Same with sub-headings... it will move everything until the next heading on the same level. It's so easy. I've confidently moved whole sub-arguments up and down the page, around and around, or even sub-sub-arguments. I've moved whole MAIN HEADING CHAPTERS up and down, even if they are literally 20 pages long. They could be whole chapters in a book with dozens and dozens of subheadings! Bang! Moved before the previous Main headings, just like that!

Navigator only seems to move the main heading you try to move and a bit of text under it, and leaves lonely little sub-headings and sub-sub headings all alone like little orphans. Lost. Cluttered. Wrecked. I thought Navigator was like Outline in Word, and confidently started moving my main headings around... only to find they had collected sub paragraphs from OTHER main headings! Oh the mess I made of my documents!