I often like to view a document on the left half of my moderate size laptop, and another document on the right half. Before I moved to LibreOffice, I often used Microsoft Word’s Web View so that the text reflowed properly in the half-screen size window at a comfortable zoom. If I needed to view different parts of the document at the same time, I would open another window, put it on the other half of the screen, and have both windows on Web View. As an alternative, I did not often find the split-screen feature useful because I couldn’t see enough of the context of the text of interest.
Unfortunately, I can’t seem to use my approach with LibreOffice Writer. The use of mutliple windows seems to be incompatible with Web View. The option to open a new window into a document is greyed out when the document is in Web View. If I open two windows into a document in Normal View, setting Web View in one of them causes the other to disappear.
Is this an unavoidable limitation of LibreOffice Writer, or is there some way for me to get multiple windows in Web View?
The work-around of creating a copy is undesirable, because it almost guarantees that I will need to merge edits at some point (something that I have yet to explore in LibreOffice Writer).