OpenOffice text boxes?

Brian Burger blurdesign at
Fri Sep 26 00:45:30 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:00 AM, Andy Leeman <andy at> wrote:
>   Oops, I should have said, simply go to Insert > Frame, not Floating
> Frame. I've sent you another one with no frames for the page. The
> first one, I inadvertently added the frames when I set the page to a 2
> column layout. There is one little quirk, I found of the frames. When
> you have the frame selected, that is the handles are visible and you
> can stretch it, you cannot enter text into it. You have to click
> elsewhere on the page, then click ONCE inside the frame and you can
> start typing text. A simple thing, but it baffled me for a few
> minutes.

I ran into the resize-or-write quirk, and got the rest sorted out.

Currently much more productive in OOo and swearing at it much less -
at least until the next time I try and make it do something new...

Thanks for all the help and examples, everyone.


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