Proposition for LibreOfiice

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Mon Apr 17 14:09:11 UTC 2023

On 17/04/2023 14:15, Zetanos wrote:
> It is a petty for such a wonderful program to have these serious lacks, 
> because the importance of LibreOffice in academic production is not to 
> be disconsidered even if LaTeX and other alternatives exists. 
> LibreOffice is largely superior in structuring documents, TOC, footnotes 
> than commercial alternatives, and it is WYSIWYG. I don't think I am the 
> only one who shares this view.

I don't :-)

Imho WordPerfect knocks pretty much everything else into a cocked hat, 
though the Corel rewrite at v9 did a LOT of damage. v6 or v8 would be my 

But does LO not have the ability to place the image at a fixed point on 
the page? And then let the text flow round it? Coupled with a forced 
page-break to prevent text flowing too far ...

But I won't ramble any further here. This is the dev list (which is I 
suspect why you've posted here - you think it's an enhancement). I 
suspect LO actually can do what you want, it's just working out how, so 
you're probably better off posting on the user list.


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