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Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Image anchoring problem


Howdy,

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On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 10:13 AM Luke (gmail) <luke.kendall@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Neither. I believe Writer's handling of images is astonishingly buggy,
> and has been for many years.
>
> I draw your attention to
> https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47148 and also
>

There was a great of deal of coding changes dealing with image handling in
the 6.1 release cycle.
You find the meta issue for known issues related to that work here:
https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116280
Then of course there are still some issues open on the meta issue 47148
referenced above.

That said I am able to resize a frame without resizing an image in the
frame, but that is not the default behavior. To do so first I need to
select the image, open the context menu 'properties' and on the first tab
of the property dialog under 'size' ensure that 'autosize' and 'relative
to' are not selected.

Best wishes,

Drew


>
> http://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/Blogs/Off-the-Beat-Bruce-Byfield-s-Blog/The-mysteries-of-positioning-pictures-in-LibreOffice-OpenOffice
>
> luke
>
> On 28/5/19 11:23 pm, Dave Barton wrote:
> > I have just run into an issue I don't recall having encountered
> > previously. After inserting a small PNG image and adding a caption, I
> > want to increase the width of frame without resizing the image. I have
> > tried several different combinations of anchoring the image and frame,
> > but nothing prevents the image being resized in the same ratio as the
> frame.
> >
> > Another odd-ball situation I found is that changing the anchoring of the
> > image causes it to disappear and the input jumps to the end of the
> document.
> >
> > Has something changed in Writer's image handling in recent releases, or
> > am I doing something wrong.
> >
> > Dave
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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