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how do i make libreoffice write hold position of graphics. I protect images against changes in position, but Writer hanges them each time file is saved, closed, and reopened

asked 2020-10-26 03:49:30 +0100

ecigtoxdoc gravatar image

This applies to Writer 7.02 operating under Ubuntu 20.10. Protect position should me PROTECT POSITION. Writer will not protect position.


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In what format are you saving your documents?

robleyd gravatar imagerobleyd ( 2020-10-26 03:55:06 +0100 )edit

How are your images anchored? Have you configured specific position options?

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2020-10-26 08:07:27 +0100 )edit

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answered 2020-10-27 01:30:19 +0100

ecigtoxdoc gravatar image

It appears that only workaround is to save in ODT, and then when document is ready, convert to PDF.


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answered 2020-10-26 10:25:31 +0100

updated 2020-10-26 11:19:12 +0100

The easiest way to keep your images from "jumping around" is: Anchor > As Character
Note: this is not the standard way that LO Writer inserts images. (MS Word does it this way.)

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Only if images are supposed to be part of text flow!

Usually they are side illustrations equivalent to side or margin remarks. Anchor mode To paragraph seems to me a more "natural" mode corresponding to traditional image usage.

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2020-10-26 10:30:38 +0100 )edit
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