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Inserting an Entire Text Document

Inserting Text Frames

  1. Place the cursor in the document where you want to insert the file.

  2. Choose Insert - Text from File.

  3. Locate the text document that you want to insert, and then click \<emph\>OK\</emph\>.

The contents of the text document are embedded into the current document and are not updated if the source file is changed. If you want the contents to automatically update when you change the source document, insert the file as a link.

Inserting an Entire Text Document as a Link

  1. Place the cursor in the document where you want to insert the file.

  2. Choose \<emph\>Insert - Section\</emph\>.

  3. Type a name in the \<emph\>New Section\</emph\> box, and then select the \<emph\>Link\</emph\> check box.

  4. In the \<emph\>File Name \</emph\>box, type the name of the file that you want to insert, or click the browse button (\<emph\>...\</emph\>) and locate the file.

    If the target text document contains sections, you can select the section that you want to insert in the\<emph\> Sections\</emph\> box.

  5. If you want, set the formatting options for the section.

  6. Click \<emph\>Insert\</emph\>.

LibreOffice automatically updates the contents of the inserted section whenever the source document is changed. To manually update the contents of the section, choose \<emph\>Tools - Update - Update All\</emph\>.

Inserting, Editing, and Linking Frames

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