Chapter 3. OOo Impress: Slide Shows That Will Impress Almost Anyone

By Rob Reilly

OOo Impress is a replacement for Microsoft’s PowerPoint. Even if you’re not an experienced presenter, Impress will help you create professional-looking slide shows.

Creating a Slide Show from OOo’s Built-in Templates

OOo has a couple of canned presentations you can use. Bring up the templates, add your text, and you have a quick presentation, all ready to go.

Start OOo and select File > New. Choose Templates and Documents from the bottom of the list. Select the “Introducing a New Product” template. The basic slide show outline appears in the main slide-editing window, ready for your customization.

Making a slide from a template.

Highlight the “title” in the middle of the ...

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