** Reply to message from Tom Davies <email@example.com> on Fri, 24 Jan 2014
This is not about wrapping, but making text fit a contour that I define.
Do you have the text-box in the background? Then the image
overlapping the text-box. Set the wrap options for the image to make
the text flow around it? Perhaps "optimal page wrap" or something?
On 24 January 2014 03:39, Cliff Scott <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I'm trying to use Draw to make up some text to put around pictures in Writer.
The help says:
"Adjust to contour - Adapts the text flow so that it matches the contours of
the selected drawing
For the life of me I can't figure how to connect the text to a shape. I have
a text box with text in it and a curve that I drew, but to get the text to
follow that curve seems beyond me. I've selected the shape and gone to the
menu Format/Text and selected adjust to contour as it says to do, but nothing
Then I selected both at the same time and still nothing. When I double click
the line and start typing the text writes on a horizontal line and covers the
line where it intersects it.
This also in Help: To enter text on a line, double-click the line and type or
paste your text. The text direction corresponds to the direction you dragged
to draw the line. To hide the line, select Invisible in the Line Style box on
the Drawing Object Properties bar.
Can't make that work either.
It seems as it I am blind or some key is missing in the help. Any help will
be greatly appreciated.
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