2.1.45 Section 5.8, Inline Graphics and Text Boxes

The standard defines the element <draw:a> within the parent element <text:p>: The anchor type specified in XML is ignored and anchoring as a character is used. Graphics and text boxes, when supported, are anchored to the text position at which they appear in the XML. For additional information, see [ODF1.1] section 9.3.9.