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From Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Impress/ presentation - arrange graphics - send to back
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:16:37 GMT
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On 11/08/2014 Regina Henschel wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>
> Peter Stölzgen schrieb:
>> Dear People from the OpenOffice developer community,
>>
>> I need help with programming a script for OpenOffice Impress.
>>
>> My script alread has the below features
>> * save presentation document
>> * read values from text boxes which are placed on slide 'Control'
>> * according the the above values a specified directory is searched for
>> images
>
> I don't know yet whether the layer "Control" has the same properties in
> Impress than in Draw. But in Draw the shapes on the layer "Control" are
> always on top of the shapes from the other layers.
>
>> * corresponding to the number of images that were found
>> .. + slide 2 (index 1) is copied and pasted ... OR
>> .. + last slide/ slide with highest index is deleted
>> * save presentation document
>> * presentation is exported as PDF document and stored in a specified
>> directory
>>
>> Unfortunately I didn't find a way to send the images to back. If this
>> feature would be executed using the mouse the procedure would be:
>> * right click image
>> * context menu will be displayed
>> * select below item from context menu
>> .. Arrange > Send To Back
>>
>
> The arrangement effects the property "ZOrder". The shape with ZOrder=0
> is drawn first and therefor at the back, but still in layer "layout".
> You can manipulate the ZOrder, see
> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/DevGuide/Drawings/Ordering
> The draw page supports the service ShapeCollection, which gives you
> access to the shapes.
>
> But I'm not sure, whether "Send To Back" is what you really want. "Send
> to Back" makes only sense, if there are several shapes overlapping each
> other. Perhaps you want to set a shape to a background layer?
>
> Kind regards
> Regina
>
>
>
>
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