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Re: OpenOfficeWriter: Switch between 1 and 2 columns



On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 03:58:05PM -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 13:45 -0500, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > Another OO writer Question:
> > 
> > Is it possible to define two different paragraph styles, one as single
> > column, the other as double column, and then switch back and forth
> > between these two styles? I used to do this in Word when I ran MS
> > Windows years ago.  I'd like to do that in OO writer if possible.
> > I don't see any obvious way to do this yet.
> 
> Not with paragraph styles but with section styles. It's mentioned
> explicitly in the online help:
> 
>         Sections and Columns
>         You can insert sections into an existing section. For example,
>         you can insert a section containing two columns into a section
>         that contains one column.
>         
> poc

I had found this, but I am still confused about the differences between
section and frames and how the frames are linked together. I'm trying to
convert the mutt reference manual to a more convenient printed form
since my current hardcopy of that manual is a PITA to work with.


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