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Manual column break problem

asked 2017-12-27 13:46:50 +0200

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Hi everyone, am having a problem with a particular manual column break in the following document:

C:\fakepath\NEW List of aspects to consider whilst practicing drums.odt

I can't seem to get the column to break in the third column at the cell with the grey background that reads "TIMING". I want it to be at the top of the 4th column.

I have tried inserting manual column breaks in various places- I would have thought that positioning the cursor to the left of the "TIMING" text then inserting a column break there would have done the job, based on the following information: "Column Break Inserts a manual column break (in a multiple column layout), and moves the text found to the right of the cursor to the beginning of the next column. A manual column break is indicated by a nonprinting border at the top of the new column."Source: https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/I...

But apparently not as nothing happened as a result. Clearly I don't understand how these breaks work well enough.

If someone could please explain where the manual break should be inserted and why then that would be swell!

Thanks helpful people!

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answered 2017-12-27 13:55:35 +0200

updated 2017-12-27 13:55:52 +0200

This is a table, not text flow in columnar layout (which is defined using Columns in section's, table's, or page's properties). You cannot do that with table cells.

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