Edit Background Images in OpenOffice Writer [Wrap -> In Background]

As the title of this post suggests, it’s quite easy to put an image in the background of a document.

Right mouse click on the image, and select Wrap –> In Background.

Wrap images in OpenOffice

However, I was stumped when I was trying to access and manipulate the file after I had sent it to the back.

Thanks to Solveig Haugland who reminded me that you just need to right mouse button click on the image in the background (aim for between the text) for a menu to appear, and you can then grab the corners and resize or even delete as necessary!

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  1. The proposed solution didn’t work for me… What works is this: click inside the box to place the cursor and then press the Esc key. This will reveal the rectangle handles!


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