OpenOffice.org Impress is a
presentation application. It allows users to create what are
commonly referred to as slides —
text and graphics used to illustrate key points in a presentation.
Impress can be used for print slides, or
in conjunction with projectors to reach a large crowd. Impress has the functions you have come to expect
from other presentation applications.
To start Impress, go to =>
=> . When the
application first starts, the AutoPilot
guides you through the initial set up of your slide show. Make your
selections and click Create. A blank slide
opens and you can edit your presentation.
Download or create a new template for OpenOffice.org Impress.
Open the file in OpenOffice.org
Go to => => .
A window opens. Enter the name of the new template, and click
the OK button.
To use a new Template:
Go to => => .
A window opens with panes showing the template directories on
the left and the templates inside those directories on the right.
Look inside the Default folder for
templates that you have saved.
Press the OK button.
To Display your Presentation:
Go to . Inside this menu are
various options for customizing your presentation, including the
type of display, the transitions, and other effects. Browse through
the various tools available from the menu.
Once your transition and other selections have been made, either
go to => or press [F9] .
To move through the slides of your presentation, click with the
mouse or use the directional keys on your keyboard.