Drawing Lines

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Drawing Lines

Postby Bill Wagner » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:42 pm

Using Open Office Draw with Windows 10
Is there a way to continue creating lines in a drawing without having to select LINE for each new line?
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Re: Drawing Lines

Postby Zizi64 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:11 pm

The Free-form Line, or the Poligon or the Poligon(45°) function is not appropriate for you?
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Please, edit the topic's initial post, and add the word "[Solved]" at the beginning of the subject line - if your problem has been solved.
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Re: Drawing Lines

Postby MrProgrammer » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:50 pm

Hi, and welcome to the forum.

Bill Wagner wrote:Is there a way to continue creating lines in a drawing without having to select LINE for each new line?
Double click the line tool. Draw lines. Press ESC to release the tool.

If this solved your problem please go to your first post use the Edit button and add [Solved] to the start of the title. You can select the green checkmark icon at the same time.
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Re: Drawing Lines

Postby acknak » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:34 pm

Another approach: make a new line, then copy that line (one step: click+Ctrl+drag, or middle mouse [Linux only]) then move the copied line and/or endpoints into position.
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Re: Drawing Lines

Postby John_Ha » Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:01 pm

As a new poster you will find much useful information in the Draw Guide. When a pop-up window opens, click the Help button for extensive help on that function - it is often more comprehensive than the manual.

If your problem is solved please view your first post in this thread and click the Edit button (top right in the post) and add [Solved] in front of the subject.
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See the Writer Manual, the Writer FAQ, the Writer Tutorials and the up to date Writer guide for information. Click the Help button on a pop-up window for extensive help on that function.
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