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Positioning, Benefits, Compatibility

positioning and size of document (not inside document)

It would be extremely useful to have parameters to save the positioning and size of an OpenDocument format document.

(4 parameters = position horizontal, position vertical, size horizontal, size vertical, preferably in reference to top left corner)

This would be a per-document parameter.

(Excuse me if it already exists, but I couldn't find such parameters in OpenDocument 1.1, nor in 3.0 or previous versions.) 

Advanced columns

Hi everyone,

Trying this list in the hope of an answer:

I need to reproduce some rather old books, keeping as much of the original style intact as possible.

This means that all pages should be in two columns - one wide column with the main text, and a small column in the margin with keywords for the text. The keywords need to follow the main text, ie. a paragraph of key text should be locked to a paragraph in the main column in order to always display on the same page and position.

Is this possible at all with the OpenDoc format?

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What format should I choose?

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