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How to permanently undock the sidebar?

asked 2018-11-26 20:44:33 +0200

l gravatar image

updated 2018-11-27 22:34:08 +0200

I have a two monitor setup, where my main work monitor is vertical. Running 6.2.0 β1-1 under Debian testing, Gnome 3.22.

I want that everytime I open a LibreOffice instance, open a document or create a new document, the sidebar will be undocked (floating), and away from the main monitor (at the side, secondary one). Is it possible? Or at least that the sidebar will be floating by default?

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answered 2018-11-26 20:47:16 +0200

ebot gravatar image

updated 2018-11-26 20:47:57 +0200

Drag the sidebar to the left or right side with the mouse until a gray rectangle becomes visible. Then release the mouse.

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No, if I do this — or use the undock menu option — the next time I open the document, or LibreOffice itself, the sidebar is again docked.

l gravatar imagel ( 2018-11-26 20:51:38 +0200 )edit

Sorry, that seems to be a special case.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2018-11-26 21:49:54 +0200 )edit

@ebot's answer works for me on Win 7 Pro x64 and LO 6.1.3.2. The sidebar's position is saved between restarts.

BigRAl gravatar imageBigRAl ( 2018-11-27 12:33:50 +0200 )edit

Thanks. I will add details about my environment then. Perhaps I should report it as a bug?

l gravatar imagel ( 2018-11-27 22:30:27 +0200 )edit
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