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OpenOffice Writer 3.x Guide
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Overriding the default positioning of captions

The default positioning for picture captions is Below, and that position cannot be changed using the Caption dialog. However, you can override the positioning manually, as follows:

  1. Follow the instructions in Using the Caption dialog box to create the caption.
  2. Right-click on the picture (not the frame surrounding picture and caption) and make sure that Anchor > To paragraph is selected.
  3. Left-click on the picture and drag it below the caption.
Image:Tip.png You may wish to adjust the spacing above and below the caption text, to fine-tune the appearance of the picture and its caption.

OpenOffice Writer 3.x Guide
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