Just a personal thought that at least would appear to do what is
wanted: apply a highlight color to the selected text. Then click in the
middle of the selected text and add the comment.
On Sun, 2011-11-13 at 00:57 +0000, Tom Davies wrote:
I am never quite sure what people mean by "comments" as the term seems to be used differently
in different places.
Can you select an area of text and then
Format - Character
and then use one of those tabs to add something like alternate text or something? I think i
am going completely the wrong direction for what is required.
Apols and regards from
--- On Sat, 12/11/11, Stephen Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: Stephen Anderson <email@example.com>
Subject: LibreOffice 3.4.4 (Writer) - make comment refer to selected text rather than cursor
Date: Saturday, 12 November, 2011, 16:12
Hi Tom,I've asked the following question a couple of times at the LibreOffice user support
mailing list, but no response so far. It sounds like you may possibly have some idea.
- Thanks. Steve A.
=====* I would like to insert a comment that refers to some text that I have selected (a
phrase or sentence), rather than a single cursor point.
* I tried selecting the desired text, then clicking Insert/ Comment (or Ctrl-Alt-C), but
the resulting comment points to the beginning point of the selected text, rather than the
* Is there any way to do this? I looked at the documentation and FAQ but can't see anything.
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