Chapter 2.2.3 Libreoffice Impress¶
Libreoffice Impress is a program to present presentations.
- Features include:
- in built themes
- spell check
- pdf export
When you open libreoffice impress you will get a dialog to select a template with a preview select which one you want to use by left clicking and then click open. To add a title to a slide click where it says click to add title.
To open a previous presentation you have been working on press the button that looks like a folder with a piece of paper in it and navigate to the file you want and open it or. To view your recently opened files press . To save your presentation press the button that looks like a floppy disk or . To save a new copy under a custom file name . To save a file as a pdf .
To type text into a presentation click in one of the boxes for your theme and type in the text with controls for the text on the right hand side. To insert a picture press the button with what looks like a photograph of a tree and select the file you want to insert or. To insert audio or video to your presentation .
To change the layout of your slide.
To apply a bold effects on your fonts select the text with the mouse and then press
Control+ B or . To make text italic with first select it and then press
Control + I or . To underline your text select it and then press
Control+U or .
To increase your font size press
Control + ] or . To decrease your font size press
Control + [ or . To make text superscript select it and press
Shift + Control +P or . To make text subscript select it and press
Shift + Control + B or .
To spell check your presentation press
F7 or . If you want to print your slides you can press
Control + p or . To open up your printer settings .
If you want to paste text into a slideshow press
Control + V or . To copy text select it first and then press
Control + C or . To cut text select it first and the press
Control +X or . To paste text without formatting pres
Control +Shift + Alt +V or .
To insert a special character
Control + E or . To have your text aligned to the right press
Control +R or . To align text to the left press
Control + L or .
To bring up a dialog to customize the character or your text Family lets you choose the font family for your text. The Style is where you can select the of your font. The Size Lets you change the font size. The Font effects tab has even more effects for fonts. The drop down Font Label changes your font color. The Overlining menu lets you make a style for how to draw lines over the text. The Overline Color brings up a drop down menu to choose what color to draw a line over something. The Effects has effects for your text. To have many different strikethrough effects to your text select the one you want from thedropdown Strikethrough menu. To change whether the font appears to be sunken or raised from the presentation use the menu for Relief. To choose how you want your text underlined choose an option from the Underlining menu. To change the color of your underline use the Underline color menu. To have effects with how your is vertically with the rest of the line select the Position tab. To make your text superscript press the Superscript button. To make your text subscript press the Subscript button. The menu for Scale width changes how much to scale the width of the font.or right click on a textbox and select from the context menu. The
To format the paragraphs and spacing of text Indents & Spacing Tab has settings for indenting your text and the space between lines. To increase the indent right before the text starts increase the Before text field. To change the indentation after your text change the After text field. To have a different indent for your first line change the First Line filed. To change the amount of space above a paragraph change the Above paragraph field. To change the space below a paragraph change the Below paragraph field. To change the line spacing from this dialog window select the drop down menu Line Spacing. To reset your changes in this window press the Reset button. To not apply your changes press the Cancel button. To apply your changes and exit the window press the Ok button. To change settings on the alignment of text is on the Alignment tab. To choose which way you want your text aligned choose the Left, Right, Center, or Justified. To switch between left to right or right to left text switch the Text direction menu.. The
To toggle bulleted lists on your points. To toggle a numbered list for your points .
To change your line spacing on your presentationand select the spacing you want. To increase your spacing between paragraphs . To decrease your spacing between paragraphs .
To move settings with a box of text left click on the border of the box of text. To move the text box click and drag on the border. To resize both vertical and horizontal size together left click on the corner and resize the text box. To resize how tall the text box is click the box at the top or bottom and drag to the desired size. To resize the horizontal size only select the box on a vertical size of the box.
To search for text press
Control + F or to search for text. To find and replace text press
Control + H or .
To move a text box around you can left click on the text box and drag it to the desired position. To resize a text box click on the corner and drag to resize to the desired size.
To insert an image click
Delete. To replace an image right click the image and will bring a file picker up to pick a new image. To crop an image right click on the image and select . To save an image out of a presentation right click on the image and select .
To change the zoom of you presentationto bring up a window to manage your zoom. If you just want to zoom to fit the page width . To change your zoom to 100 percent .
On the left there is a panel showing what slides you currently have in left side of the window. To insert a new slide right click on this panel on the left and select new slide or press
Control + Enter. To delete a slide on the left hand slide right click and select delete slide or . To create another copy of a slide right click and then select duplicate slide. To change the type of slide which has many different options.
To move a slide down. To move a slide up . To move a slide to the start . To move a slide to the end .
To start a slideshow press
f5 or the button the looks like a tv with a triangle on it or To start a slideshow from the current slide press
Shift + f5 or . To exit the slideshow press
escape. To get to the next slide of the slideshow left click or press the
right arrow key. to get to a previous slide in presentation mode press the
left arrow key or right click previous.
To view your slides right next to each other. To rearange your slides click and hold a slide and drag the slide between the slides you want to move to. To switch to an outline view of just text . To switch to an outline . To switch back to your normal view .
Lubuntu ships with version 220.127.116.11 of libreoffice impress.
How To launch¶
To launch go to the menuor run
from the command line.