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At 10:32 21/11/2013 +0100, Andreas Noname wrote:
I'm working on a document in LibreOffice Writer (Version: Build ID: 410m0(Build:2) on openSuse 13.1), and having the problem that the indentation of the first line of a paragraph disappears when I insert two pictures side by side. The indentation is fine if I only have one picture inserted. What am I doing wrong?

I don't know that you are.

One suggestion:
The point of indenting the first line of a paragraph is to indicate the start of a new paragraph even when the last line of the previous paragraph happens to be full or nearly so. It is a hangover from typescript or from manuscript on lined paper (and is unnecessary even then if an entire line is left blank between paragraphs). Since you have chosen a paragraph style (Text body) that has vertical spacing between paragraphs, the indenting is unnecessary and you can easily dispense with it.

One workaround:
Insert a frame where the pictures are. You can either put the pictures in the frame or put them in front of it. Either way, your text will apparently wrap around the frame as you wish it to.

I trust this helps.

Brian Barker

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