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writer: set title/name for drawing objects/shapes

asked 2020-06-13 05:43:33 +0200

blashrkh gravatar image

updated 2020-08-03 14:15:05 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Drawing objects / shapes / lines / arrows within writer have their titles enumerated automatically. Looking in the navigator panel (default F5) I cannot seem to set / rename the title of each object to something more appropriate. Thus they remain non-descript Shape1...Shape5, etc.

Is this possible set a descriptive name for each drawing object so they can be navigated more easily within writer?, similarly to what can be done for frames?

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answered 2020-06-13 09:09:04 +0200

ajlittoz gravatar image

Drawing objects are handled a bit differently from other Writer objects because they rather are Draw objects. The procedure in:

  • In the Navigator, double-click on a object name to select it: green handles appear around the object
  • right-click the object, taking special care not to inadvertently select another object because your document contains many objects overlapping each other

or:

  • directly right-click on a drawing object (but you may eventually select a frame due to the present mess in your document)

then:

  • select Name from the pop-up menu (this item does not exist for frames)
  • change the name and OK

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excellent.

Right-clicking on a line shape / drawing object to bring up the context menu reveals to properties labelled name.

However, it does exist under Format (menu) → name....

Thank you @ajlittoz.

blashrkh gravatar imageblashrkh ( 2020-06-13 10:46:47 +0200 )edit
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