[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 117349] Better text box selection border in Impress

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Wed Nov 14 21:05:49 UTC 2018


--- Comment #13 from Pedro <vermelhusco1904 at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #12)
> I have no problem resizing or moving these text boxes. When you resize or
> move the text box, an additional 1px dashed line is shown for the exact
> edge. The blinking frame is semi-transparent so that you can see the content
> under it and use the dashed line for positioning. 
> Besides from that, for really exact positioning use the numerical settings. And > to align to other objects use the snap features (plural!), the alignment toolbox, and help lines.

Well, where to start? 
1 - The snap features don't work for me (not sure what I'm doing wrong). So if
I want to resize a text box to 
2 - The ruler is completely not an obvious feature.
3 - The alignment toolbox - I assume you mean the snap guide? So I have to go
dig through menus to do something that could easily be done by eye if the line
was less thick? My purpose is precisely to have to use these tools.
4 - For really precise positioning I would use more appropriate software than
Impress even (like Photoshop or Inkscape).
5 - The help lines sometimes are not that helpful because they do not precisely
overlap the boxes that you are trying to align the object to.

Also, sometimes the dashed line disappears and only the blinking blue box

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