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i need an alternative way to replace tables and rotate pic's in writer(with a handle) Instead of 'cut' and 'paste' [closed]

asked 2012-08-20 09:37:19 +0200

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updated 2014-08-04 19:41:12 +0200

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is there way to move tables using a handle just like MS office instead of 'cut' and 'paste' this way is more flexible and comfortable and more user frindly1 if there is not such way,is there any plan to add this feature for table? also a handle to rotate picture and graphics! this is an important feature!!! i request this feature extremely please!!

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answered 2012-08-20 12:07:22 +0200

manj_k gravatar image

updated 2013-05-23 14:05:27 +0200

Related to "rotate pictures and graphics":

Bug 34423 - Functionality Request: Rotate Images in Writer
Status: ASSIGNED [2013-04-19]

"The extension WriterRotationTool allows to rotate an image in a text document using the mouse, like others graphical objects. The image is transformed into a drawing shape to allow its rotation."

EDIT 2013-05-23

Status LibreOffice 4.1.0 alpha 1


See also:
LibreOffice 4.1 Changes · Writer
Images embedded in writer can now be rotated easily in 90 degree increments (Tomaž Vajngerl)

FreedomSponsors · [Issue] 34423: Functionality Request: Rotate Images in Writer

Vote for Enhancement · Bug 34423 - Rotate Images in Writer

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fdo#34423 · Status: RESOLVED FIXED (LibreOffice 4.1.0)

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-08-04 19:34:58 +0200 )edit

answered 2013-05-22 12:53:24 +0200

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updated 2013-05-22 12:55:35 +0200

manj_k, thanks for link to WriterRotationTool. But by default this addon works only with OO 3.3. To make addon works in LO 4.x file description.xml must be modified:


< value="3.3" dep:name=" 3.3"/>
< value="3.3" dep:name=" 3.3"/>

for example change to

< value="3.3" dep:name=" 3.3"/>
< value="10.3" dep:name=" 10.3"/>
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@Sergey_Aka – (1) I suppose that you are referring to version 1.0.2.

"The version 1.0.2 is a workaround for the bug #116585 which affects both and LibreOffice 3.3.x. For any other releases (≤3.2.x or ≥3.4.x), we recommend to use the version 1.0.0 of the extension."

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2013-05-22 16:27:54 +0200 )edit

@Sergey_Aka – (2) Version 1.0.0 works fine for me in LibreOffice 3.6.6 / 4.0.3.

There's only a minimal-version value in description.xml (excerpt): value="2.3"

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2013-05-22 16:36:30 +0200 )edit

answered 2013-05-22 13:03:11 +0200

Sergey_Aka gravatar image

updated 2013-05-22 14:19:52 +0200

What about handles on tables I think it's really necessary feature. It must be in TOP 10 feature request.

Created BUG

Please vote for this feature

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fdo#64862 has been marked as a duplicate of
Bug 49258 - EDITING TABLES: No easy way to move and resize
Status: NEW

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-08-04 19:39:50 +0200 )edit

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