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Re: [O] Image collisions (was Re: ox-odt doesn't honor :anchor "page")

From: Martin Gürtler
Subject: Re: [O] Image collisions (was Re: ox-odt doesn't honor :anchor "page")
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:23:47 +0200
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Am 30.09.2014 um 11:30 schrieb Christian Moe:
> Martin Gürtler writes:
>> Hi,
>> thanks for the fast response.
>> Am 30.09.2014 um 09:58 schrieb Christian Moe:
>>> Confirmed, but it seems to be a documentation error, not a bug. 
>>> It works if you leave out the quotation marks:
>>> #+ATTR_ODT: :anchor page
>> This indeed helped. Unfortunately, it turns out that the anchoring is of 
>> limited
>> use, because I get collisions (images at same position). Well, org-mode 
>> export
>> is not LateX - there is probably no way to control that within the org mode 
>> file..
> Not currently, as far as I'm aware. LibreOffice lacks Latex's ability to
> decide for itself where best to place an image on the page, and Org-mode
> shouldn't even try. 
> It's no doubt technically possible to add a feature to specify image
> coordinates in the ATTR_ODT line, but I don't know if there would be a
> point. In very many cases, it will probably be easier to fix stuff
> manually in LibreOffice afterwards than specifying coordinates in Org.

True. Probably the cleanest solution is to stick to paragraph anchors and move
images physically. Should be stable enough if there are enough forced page
breaks, eg for each chapter.

Thanks again,


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