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How can I place a form control?

asked 2016-01-11 21:28:17 +0100

PeterOL gravatar image

updated 2016-03-10 23:41:54 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

LibreOffice Base 4.2 (English)/Windows 10.

I am having trouble trying to place a form control - e.g. an option button - in a form. I edit the form , click on the option button from the Form controls toolbar, then click on the place where I want the button - and the cross cursor (+) simply reverts to an insertion cursor and nothing happens. Same thing happens with any of the form controls. Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong?

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answered 2016-01-13 13:48:17 +0100

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Having selected the control from the toolbar move the cross cursor (+) to the point on the Form where you want the control and click and hold down the mouse left button and drag the cursor to the size of control you want.

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Thank you, Peter. I hadn't thought of dragging the cursor to make a variable sized control ... I was just trying (for several days!) to drop it. Much appreciated.

PeterOL gravatar imagePeterOL ( 2016-01-13 23:58:03 +0100 )edit

Moderator: This question can now be closed. Thanks!

PeterOL gravatar imagePeterOL ( 2016-01-15 09:42:17 +0100 )edit
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