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why are some areas cut out when i merge using libreoffice draw?

asked 2019-08-13 04:58:27 +0200

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updated 2019-08-14 07:12:11 +0200

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You should describe how you do it. Please detail step by step. And let us know which OS and LibreOffice version you are using. Thanks.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-08-13 06:38:35 +0200 )edit

Are you aware that "Merging" and "Grouping" are different things and in case you really want to "Merge" then any substantial answer will require a knowledge of the real structure of the shapes. Thus a screenshot won't be helpful for any analysis and an example file will be required (Not telling that it not might be a bug anyway).

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-08-13 11:05:18 +0200 )edit

Thank you for your replies. I've edited the post to show the steps I did that resulted in the issue. It seems to happen when the outlines of the shapes overlap. If I move the shape slightly, it merges as expected. But the final shape is not what I want. I tried to google for "rules of merging" but couldn't find anything to explain why this happens.

chesterbornel gravatar imagechesterbornel ( 2019-08-14 07:17:12 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-08-14 08:34:45 +0200

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updated 2019-08-14 08:40:47 +0200

Hi @chesterbornel, I adjusted it once (it's not as nice as your graphics). But your problem described does not occur to me.

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I recommend you to reset your user profile. Before you start, please read the description, through to the end.

Otherwise, you may want to install a newer LibreOffice version.

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With me Windows 10 Home; Version 1903; 64-Bit | LibreOffice, Version: (x64).

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-08-14 08:35:27 +0200 )edit


I downloaded a later version of LibreOffice and it seems to be working as expected. Thanks so much for your help!

chesterbornel gravatar imagechesterbornel ( 2019-08-16 04:34:56 +0200 )edit
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