How to Draw Lines in LibreOffice Draw

A beginner’s guide on how to draw different types of lines in LibreOffice Draw.

Lines are very basic for any diagram and LibreOffice Draw is powerful enough to help you draw any types of linesĀ  – basic lines (horizontal, vertical etc), lines with connectors, dotted lines and many more. Here’s how you can do it.

Steps to draw a basic line

  • Open LibreOffice Draw and from the drawing toolbar on the left click on the insert line button.

  • Using your mouse drag from one point to another to draw a line.
  • A line would be drawn based on the default line width and color.

  • Repeat the above steps for each line you would like to draw.

Changing the style of line

You can change the width, color, transparency position and the rotation of a line in LibreOffice draw. You can change the beginning arrowhead and the ending of the line as well.

On the right side of LibreOffice draw window you can find all the options where you can change the style of the lines that you are drawing as per your need.

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You can try experimenting with different options and draw lines – like below!


This is how you can draw simple to complex lines in LibreOffice Draw. You can use all combinations of style options to match your need. Also, drop a comment using comment box below for your questions, suggestions.

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