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asked 2018-09-14 17:27:46 +0100

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I give up, how do I insert another Writer file into the current file? When I search online, the answer generally is "Insert > File" or "Insert > Document", but in Writer 6.1, there's no File or Document option in the Insert menu.

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answered 2018-09-14 17:38:22 +0100

One way is to InsertSection, and choose [x] Link and select the file.

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answered 2019-07-06 19:24:59 +0100

updated 2019-07-06 19:25:50 +0100

More a comment than a solution.

I found ebot's solution after quite a bit of searching - having deliberately not tried Insert>Paste text from file because the file I wanted to include was a writer document that contained images as well as text.

What's wrong with Insert>Post content from Writer file?

I understand that one might want to import text from any sort of file, and that there are defined OLE object file types, but surely the current case is one that crops up a lot, and could have its own menu item. ??

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Sorry, ask.LibreOffice is not a request concert. Questions are asked at ask.LibreOffice, and if you have time and desire, hopefully it will give you a correct answer. If you want to get rid of wishes, you can enter them on Bugzilla. Thank you.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-07-06 20:28:08 +0100 )edit

Please do not write a comment as an answer, thanks.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-07-06 20:29:34 +0100 )edit
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answered 2018-09-14 17:34:52 +0100

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updated 2018-09-15 08:16:22 +0100

In 6.1, it should now read something like: Insert>Paste text from file ...

With a folder icon image description at the beginning.

With me Win-10-1803-64-Bit, LO-Version 6.1.1.2, UI-DE

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