Docking the slide pane in Open Office Impress?!?
kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Nov 26 23:41:37 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-11-26 at 17:11 -0600, John Abbott wrote:
> > I think the "Slides Pane" *should* have a "View" menu, but it doesn't.
> > However, since I have found a workaround and now have my "Slides Pane"
> > back where it belongs, I'm happy.
> I know its like black magic but it works every time. On the slide
> pane put the pointer just below the word "slide" , Hold down the
> Control key and double click. Really not graceful but it works.
That's actually documented - if you look in the help for "docking" it
will tell you about this technique. It docks the pane wherever it was
In my experimentation I have also found that there are "sweet spots" on
the sides of the main window; if you drag the slides pane to just the
right spot (and hold your mouth just so) a dotted outline will appear.
If you let go of the mouse button right then, the slides pane drops into
Thanks for your efforts!
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/ +61-428-957160 (mob)
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