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From Rory O'Farrell <ofarr...@iol.ie>
Subject Re: unique uses of frame styles
Date Sat, 12 Oct 2013 23:44:41 GMT
On Sat, 12 Oct 2013 16:34:24 -0700
Bruce Byfield <bbyfield@axion.net> wrote:

> On Saturday 12 October 2013 03:33:54 PM Regina Henschel wrote:
>  
> > What is "sideheads"?
> 
> Sideheads are headings placed in a small column by the left margin. This 
> positioning allows for very easy scanning, but naturally means that the text 
> takes up more space. You see sideheads sometimes in technical documents.
> 
> With some adjustments, you can create sideheads using the Marginalia frame 
> style.
> 
> > 
> > I do not really understand, what you are looking for. The predifined
> > frame styles have special properties, which are geared to special kind
> > of frames. They are automatically choosen in most cases, when you insert
> > an object. But the usage is not different from other kind of styles. You
> > can use them to distinguish kind of frames and to easily change a style
> > property of a class of frames.
> 
> I am looking for ways to adapt the pre-defined frame styles, or new frame 
> styles that others might have developed for specific purposes. Sideheads are 
> one example of what I mean, and I'm hoping there might be others.
> 
> 
> > "if you can suggest a use that I haven't heard about" - how can I know
> > what you have heard about? 
> 
> You can't know -- but then you don't have to. :-). I'll know what suggestions 
> are new to me.
> 
> 
> > Is it possible to get the already finished
> > part for reading?
> > 
> 
> The draft is very rough right now, and not fit for others to read. But I will 
> be completing the work in the next few months, and posting more polished 
> versions on the ODF Authors site.
> 
> I will post to this list (among others) when chapters are uploaded to ODF 
> Authors.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Bruce Byfield 604-421-7189 (on Pacific time)
> blog: https://brucebyfield.wordpress.com
> website: http://members.axion.net/~bbyfield/

In this thread on the Forum Hanya gives a macro to turn Footnotes into Sidenotes and contrariwise
http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=43956


-- 
Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>

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