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Is there a way to increase comment display width? [closed]

asked 2013-06-25 10:50:38 +0100

jimr gravatar image


I got a lot of fairly long comments in my odt, right now the comment display takes about 1/6 of the width of the main text (in print layout), is there a way to increase the width of the comment section so that more comment can be displayed in one line?


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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
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Could you possibly post and example to allow a better understanding of your question?

ROSt52 gravatar imageROSt52 ( 2013-06-27 09:58:18 +0100 )edit

Take a look at, now imagine I have 10 comments per page, each comment has 5 lines, there's not enough space on the right hand side, so each comment can only show one or two lines. I want to increase the comment panel's width so that I can display more text in one or two lines.

jimr gravatar imagejimr ( 2013-07-02 11:36:12 +0100 )edit

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answered 2014-02-05 17:45:48 +0100

Jean-Sébastien gravatar image

It is not exactly the solution you are seeking. I haven't found a way yet to do exactly what you are describing in your original statement, but I think that would be a very useful feature. I am also struggling with fairly long comments in my documents.

What I did to kind of circumvent this problem is to lower the User Interface Scaling in Tool>Options>LibreOffice>View>Interface Scaling>Scaling. This has made the display of long notes better in my environment. I'm running LibreOffice 4.2 in Ubuntu 13.10.

Could be a good idea to post your question as a wished feature somewhere on LibreOffice forums I think.

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