Issue 78978 - gluable callouts.
Summary: gluable callouts.
Alias: None
Product: Impress
Classification: Application
Component: editing (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.0
Hardware: PC All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: needmoreinfo
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Reported: 2007-06-28 16:51 UTC by mauritsmaartendejong
Modified: 2014-04-23 08:27 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description mauritsmaartendejong 2007-06-28 16:51:34 UTC
I'm a fan of callouts to add annotations to a picture. 
I'm also a fan of connectors, since they allow me to reshuffle the elements
of my pictures to fit the available space.

What I miss is the possibility to attach the point of the 'arrow' of a
callout to a glue point of another object, so I don't have to relocate
the arrow head after shifting the text part of the callout. Perhaps connected
to that, I frequently find myself trying to select a callout using a
rectangle selection to find it did not get selected because the arrow was not
fully included in the rectangle. I'm aware of the fact that this would
probably confuse old-time users, so maybe it should be a new type of callout,
or a new type of connector ('extends text box object'  ???). The new type of
callout can then be constructed from a normal textbox and a connector.
Comment 1 christian.guenther 2007-06-28 18:36:07 UTC
In my mind a useful feature.
Comment 2 Edwin Sharp 2014-04-23 08:27:07 UTC
Please attach example.