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draw styles in writer [closed]

asked 2014-03-13 18:04:43 +0200

mthorn gravatar image

updated 2015-09-10 23:40:47 +0200

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I'm trying to create and apply a style on a callout (the drawing widget) in writer (not draw!). Writer doesn't seem to let me do this.

The steps I am taking:

  1. draw a callout in my document. By default, its background is blue
  2. create a new style named "mycallout"
  3. modify the style and set the area background to yellow
  4. click on the callout I inserted in step 1, and click the 'mycallout' style

What I would expect to happen: the callout's background becomes yellow

What actually happens: the callout appears unchanged

Ditto for font changes, line width changes, etc. Am I doing something wrong?

Running on Ubuntu 13.10, Libreoffice 4.2.2.1 (installed via the ppa).

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answered 2014-03-14 00:00:33 +0200

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Writer only supports styles of type:

  • Paragraph.
  • Character.
  • Frame.
  • Page.
  • List.

Draw only supports styles of type:

  • Graphic.
  • Presentation.

It is not possible to create a style for the line and area aspects of a drawn object in Writer. Thus, when you state:

create a new style named "mycallout"

... this is likely a paragraph style, affecting only the background of the text in the callout.

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