Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with paragraphs, part of OpenOffice.org 2 Draw Getting Started.
Let's we continue to layout our project here, which is going to be a fairly…large poster filled with text and graphics, it's time to focus in on the text…itself. We will be using paragraph text in this lesson. In the previous lesson…we started our project here with our company overview and we changed the page…layout options so we are using a tabloid piece of paper, so 11 inches wide x 17…inches tall. Fairly large piece of paper, lots of room to work with. And we…changed the background to this dark color. Automatically our title change colors…to white. We'll have to keep that in mind as we start adding text now, because…not everything is automatic. All right, it's time to insert text. Now if you…wanted to you could come down to your Text tool here, give it a click and then…just click and drag to create a frame where the text will appear. Let's say…you were going to do a couple of different columns. We might click and drag across…using your ruler up here. You can figure out where you wanted that column to…
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