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How can I paste a picture without messing up the text? [closed]

asked 2013-02-21 03:01:24 +0100

I7885 gravatar image

Well I have some papers to do and when I try and paste a picture right next to my text to prove my evidence the text moves some spaces and it makes it impossible to get a picture in without the text moving to make it look different. I am trying to make it look neat and organised without messing up the text.

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answered 2013-02-21 05:22:47 +0100

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Right click on your image and see "Anchor" and "Wrapping" submenus. You also have Wrapping in Image dialog to set spacing to text (which opens also from right-click menu).

These three things should get you started.

Or if you like reading, see OOo wiki about Wrapping and Examples of wrapping

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qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-03-02 08:47:32 +0100 )edit

I have lost an hour on resolving this! what the .... why should user being disturbed with this.. :( very frustrating. I was just copying png from paint right into odt file. Strangely when I was pasting snipping tool's image, text was not messing up. Can I set this by default somewhere that each time I paste image text shouldn't get weirdly broken? Thanks.

Giorgi gravatar imageGiorgi ( 2019-03-01 15:46:12 +0100 )edit

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