At 16:36 26/07/2015 -0600, Jerry Gonly wrote:
... I am using LO to read fiction which is downloaded from the
internet to my computer. Reading a long novel (>500 pages) and
losing your place when closing the book sucks. The work around that
I developed was to insert a string of "X" at the cursor point before
closing the novel. Then on reopening the book, having to do a search
for the string.
Remember there is a simpler way - which does not require modification
of the text.
To set a bookmark:
o Go to Insert | Bookmark... or click the Bookmark button on the
Insert toolbar. (You could set a keyboard shortcut for this action if
you preferred, of course.)
o Name the bookmark.
To return to the bookmark, either:
o Open the Navigator and double-click the bookmark name.
Or (more easily):
o Right-click the Page Number area at the left of the Status Bar and
click the bookmark name.
o Shift+F5 ("Restore Editing View") should return to the last editing
position - but this won't help for a document that you are merely
reading and not modifying, of course.
Here's another idea: export your text to PDF and display it in Adobe
Reader. There is a Preferences setting in Adobe Reader to "Restore
last view settings when reopening documents". I suspect this applies
only to those documents in the "recently used" list, but you can also
configure how many documents that contains.
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