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Old 02-14-2009, 02:55 PM   #1
ahurd
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Removing frame in doc file


I am trying to edit in Open Office a doc file created in MS Word by my wife. The text on the first page of doc is surrounded by a box with little green squares on top border (left corner, mid, and rt corner). The cursor turns to an arrow if placed on one of these squares. I cannot edit inside this square. How it got there I don't know but I would like to remove it so I can edit. The same phenomena presents in an odt copy of file. Could someone help me get rid of it? Thanks.
 
Old 02-15-2009, 09:42 AM   #2
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Perhaps it is a "frame".

Click on it, so you can see the green boxes. You can normally resize the frame by dragging the little green boxes.

You cannot type into a frame that is "selected" (Has the green boxes visible on the frame boundary).

To unselect the frame, click somewhere outside the frame, the green boxes disappear, now click once inside ( not on ) the frame and you can type into it and edit it.

To delete the frame (and its contents) Select the frame. R-click the frame boundary. Choose Cut.
 
  


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