This basis tutorial will show you how to resize the canvas or page in Libreoffice draw to fit the content.
Documents come in various shapes and sizes, each requiring tailored attention to achieve the perfect layout. Whether you’re crafting a flyer or designing brochures, the default canvas size in LibreOffice Draw might not always align with your vision. In such scenarios, the ability to customize the canvas or page size becomes invaluable.
For instance, you may prefer an A4-sized canvas for your drawings. Fortunately, LibreOffice Draw offers a simple solution to meet your needs.
Just, follow these straightforward steps to resize your canvas or page effortlessly.
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Step 1: Open LibreOffice Draw
Begin by opening LibreOffice Draw on your computer. You can typically find it in your applications menu or by browsing your operating system’s search bar. Alternatively, you can access the Draw module directly from the LibreOffice Start Center.
Step 2: Open or Create a Document
Next, either open an existing document that requires resizing or create a new empty document by selecting File > New > Drawing from the top menu bar.
Step 3: Access The Page Properties
Once your document is open, navigate to the Page > Page Properties menu located at the top of the screen.
Additionally, you can access the Page Properties option by right-clicking on a blank area of the page.
Step 4: Adjust Page Size
Upon opening the Page Properties dialog box, navigate to the Page tab, where you’ll find various settings related to the page size, including width, height, orientation, and margins. Simply adjust these values to your desired dimensions.
Note: Any changes made to the page size will apply to all pages within the document.
Step 5: Apply the Changes
Once you’re satisfied with the adjustments you’ve made, simply click on the OK button located at the bottom of the Page Properties dialog box. This action will apply your modifications, ensuring that your canvas or page is resized according to your preferences.