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LibreOffice Impress is the presentation software included in the LibreOffice suite.

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LibreOffice Impress won't export pdf images properly

I am creating a presentation in LibreOffice that uses some slides created in a different software (LaTeX) which have been exported to PDF (all fonts are embedded). I have the slides from the other ...
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display LibreOffice Impress Presenter Console in a window instead of full-screen

The Presenter Console in LibreOffice on Windows always occupies the full screen. But during presentation, I also need to see other applications on my screen. So, how can I "squeeze" the ...
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How to Change colour of slide number in libre office

I was preparing one PPT in libreoffice impress. I was facing problem with slide number color. It was barely visible to eye (number at bottom-right light-blue). Is there anyway to change color and size ...
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(LibreOffice] Bootstrap variable for opening file in "Slide Sorter" tab

I want to open LibreOffice Impress files such that LO starts with the 'Slide Sorter' tab on top (selected?) rather than the "Normal" tab. I am using linux and would like to do this using the ...
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Can I syntax-highlight text for pasting into a word processor?

I have a piece of code (e.g. a C or Java function) which I'm going to put in a presentation. I would like to have this code syntax-highlighted; but LibreOffice Impress (and MS Powerpoint) don't have ...
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How to publish as PPSX in LibreOffice Impress

In MS Powerpoint, you save a presentation as either a .pptx, which is a raw slide deck. But if you want to look polished and fancy, you'll publish it as a .ppsx. This format saves the slide deck as a ...
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How to print the list of fonts used in a presentation in LibreOffice Impress and / or Microsoft Powerpoint

When I copy presentations between different machines some of the characters change into Chinese characters or various different strange letters with dashes, chapos etc. I suspect that these ...
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LibreOffice Impress converts vector images to raster images

I am using LibreOffice Impress 7.1.2.2 on Arch Linux / Gnome and my problem is that Impress converts my vector images to blurry low resolution rastered images when changing and saving an existing ....
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In LibreOffice impress, how can I have a bullet-indentation no-bullet item?

I want to do something like the following in LibreOffice Impress: First item Second item start first subitem of second item second subitem of second item continuation of the second item. the &...
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LibreOffice supporting links between slides in a PowerPoint presentation

When a PowerPoint presentation (.pptx file) has internal links between slides, it is possible to get LibreOffice Impress to support these — such that the user displaying the presentation can be taken ...
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How prevent objects from snapping back into position in LibreOffice Writer?

How can I disable this super-annoying "feature" causing objects (e.g. a drawn rectangle) to snap back into its original position when doing drag & drop? I simply want to translate a ...
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How to display a scrolling roll of names?

I have to organize a roll call vote with over 100 people. The next 4 or 5 names must be displayed on a screen, so that voters see their name and prepare to speak up. Ideally, this is a scrolling list ...
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Is it possible to rehearse timing when using LibreOffice Impress the same way PowerPoint does?

I begin to use LibreOffice. I need to create a presentation file. So, I use LibreOffice Impress. I usually use reherse timing in Microsoft PowerPoint, because the time is accumulated from the ...
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Internet Explorer showing PPT

How to make IE11 to show PPT files in browser? I've configured IE to run ActiveX, and installed ActiveX component as suggested here, however still no luck.
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How to convert presentation to word processing file (pptx to odt or docx)?

I was asked to convert the Presentation to the Writer/Word document. As I can see it is possible to save the presentation file as rtf file, but it means that some formatting is lost. I've tried to ...
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Full Screen - Libre Office Impress

I'm trying to select the fullscreen function in Libre Office Impress without enabling the slide function. I want to be able to type and edit my work without the title bar or time or turning on the ...
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How can I import LibreOffice Impress templates?

I've searched online, and found freely available additional templates for LibreOffice Impress at https://dohliam.github.io/libreoffice-impress-templates/, but superuser.se has nothing matching a ...
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How to copy a master slide?

I am building a series of master slides in LibreOffice 5.4.2.2. The slides are very similar. The obvious idea would be to make a single master slide, copy it, and adapt it. I did not find a way to ...
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How to play embedded videos(offline videos) or embed videos inside LibreOffice Impress

We are migrating from MS office to libre office and I would like to know if libre office Impress has a add on or option to embed offline videos. I have an existing powerpoint presentation with ...
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LibreOffice Impress animations: how to strikethrough on click

I'm making a presentation for school, and I wanted to make an animation where some texts get's a strike-through. Basically from this: To this: I've already looked in the animations and found ...
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Keyboard shortcut for inserting new slide

Does anyone know a keyboard shortcut to create a new slide in LibreOffice Impress? I would configure my own shortcut via Tools > Customize > Keyboard but I can't find the appropriate function.
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Messy toolbox text in Libre office 5.1.6.2?

I have a problem with LibreOffice interface the texts in the tool boxes seem to be interfering with each other like this: How can I fix this?
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How can I obtain all font files for fonts I use in an Impress presentation?

I want to have a(n installable) copy of all the fonts I use in a LibreOffice Impress presentation I'm writing. I don't think LibreOffice has any UI to make that happen, so I'm fine with doing it "on ...
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photoalbum in libreoffice v5

How do you insert many pictures, say one hundred (100) pictures, into a LibreOffice Impress presentation, one picture per slide...all at once, without having to insert each of 100 images one by one ...
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LibreOffice 5 Impress impedes customization of paper size and customization

I am using Libre Office 5 Impress. This is the fresh install from upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. The package info are Version: 5.1.4.2 Build ID: 1:5.1.4-0ubuntu1 CPU Threads: 4; OS ...
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LibreOffice Impress: script to download images from file

I would like to export all images contained in slideshow files with command-line instructions. I am aware that I could convert the files into PDF documents and then use pdfmod to export the images. ...
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How to make a "Summary Slide" in Impress, listing the titles of all slides automatically

In LibreOffice Impress 5.0.5.2 I opened a .ppt presentation where each slide has a title and a body (visible in screenshot). I would like to create a "table of content" slide that would just list all ...
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Advance to Non-sequential slide in LibreOffice Impress?

I am using LibreOffice Impress to play a video, and then when the video is done playing, go back to the "main menu" slide. I am using the "advance slide automatically after [duration of video]" option ...
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Open attached spreadsheet in a ppt file with LibreOffice

I have a presentation file created in Microsoft PowerPoint and one of the slides contains a attached spreadsheet created in Microsoft Excel. I'm using the presentation file with LibreOffice Impress ...
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How can I Stretch an image in a LibreOffice Impress presentation to fill the page?

After adding an image in a LibreOffice Impress presentation, you can manually move it around and scale it (either proportionally or each dimension independently). Is it possible to automatically make ...
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LibreOffice Impress, Can't Get Rounded Corners

I can't find the setting to make rounded corners. I have clicked everything that says "rounded". No effect. What do I do to get a box like this original author has ? ALT-H, ABOUT, ETC.... ...
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Impress won't save bullets or spacing

I make a nice neat Libre'Office Impress document. I put paragraphs on the page, with a quarter inch spacing after them. While I am working with the document, all is well. I then save the document ...
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Extending the workspace in Libreoffice Impress

I have a graphic that's three times the size of the visible page. I want to animate it through the visible part of the slide, but the workspace is only as wide of the graphic. Is there a way to ...
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How can I embed a 3D image in a presentation?

I would like to embed a 3D object in a slide presentation, so that I can rotate it during a presentation. I have a .obj file. Is this possible? I generally use PowerPoint, but am open to using ...
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Hide slide numbers and slide footer on first and second slide in LibreOffice Impress

I use LibreOffice Impress for to create my presentations. I am wondering how I can choose not to show the slide footer (including e.g. the slide numbers, presentation title and date) not only on the ...
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How to embed formulas in a line of text using OpenOffice Impress?

I want to create a presentation in Impress and need to embed a formula in text. I only found very old forum posts (over five years old), which said it is not possible. Has this changed by now? How ...
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Exporting Video from Libreoffice Presentation?

I had downloaded a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation, opening up the file in Libreoffice 4. I have a video on a slide I would like to save as an individual file, which looks like a tricky situation. I ...
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How to change alternating table indent in LibreOffice Impress?

I'm creating a bunch of tables in a LibreOffice Impress document. I like the built-in Table Design styles, including the Banded Rows, but I want to remove the indentation on alternate rows. I've tried ...
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How do I structure a presentation in Impress libreoffice?

Coming from a latex background I would like to make presentation in Impress/Libreoffice. I wonder if there is a feature to structure the presentation as it is possible in Latex/Beamer package. I ...
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LibreOffice Impress to S5

Is it possible to convert LibreOffice Impress presentation to S5 (Simple Standards-Based Slide Show System)? Is there a pluging for LibreOffice or a command-line tool? Currently LibreOffice can ...
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Change language of all slides in LibreOffice Impress

I am running LibreOffice (Version 3.6.2.2) on Mac OSX and would like to change the spellcheck language for all slides. How can I set this for the whole document. The common advice that I found ...
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Slideshow with automatic update

A slideshow that displays lists, taken from a spreadsheet, is to be run the whole day, looping continuously. Whenever the data in that spreadsheet changes, the slideshow should pick these changes up ...
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How to embed a shell and browser into a presentation?

I am responsible for demonstrating changes to our software every two weeks. Since the software has both telnet and web interfaces, I think it would help the demo go more smoothly if I could embed a ...
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Anchoring image in Libreoffice impress

In LibreOffice Writer, you can set images to anchor "as character" (or other options) in order to set the pictures in-line with the text. This doesn't seem to be available in LibreOffice Impress. Is ...
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LibreOffice Impress messes up letter spacing in Slide Show, design view looks normal

On Windows, using LibreOffice 3.5.1.2, when I create a presentation using Impress, the Slide Show (F5) cuts off the bottom and top (similar to wide-screen movies) and thus changes the aspect ratio, ...
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libreoffice: impress shortcut to resize image to optimal size for slide?

I've got a whole bunch of slides that are simply an image from a screenshot I took and I want them to be maximized to be as big as the size of each slide. So I would manually add the Picture from file,...
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How to print a presentation (ppt) file in the most economic way?

I have a presentation with several images and a dark background. So it should be very expensive printing it. Is there a way to printing in a "toner saving mode", ie, just black/gray color font over ...
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Rendering MS PowerPoint documents properly in LibreOffice Impress

When I open ppt files in LibreOffice Impress the format is not the same as in MS PowerPoint. The images and the text are not properly aligned. Are there any tips on how to open MS PowerPoint ...
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Change all text fonts in Libreoffice Impress presentation?

Anyone got any idea how to change the font of all text boxes in an Impress presentation? Applying a Master slide doesn't appear to have any useful effect.
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OpenOffice/LibreOffice Impress messing up master slides when saving in native (ODP) format

I want to have several master slides in my presentation so I created them in View ► Master ► Slide Master. The background images of my master slides are different (I added the images to each master ...
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