Opening a PowerPoint file in Impress
If you receive a file from someone in PowerPoint format and need to edit it in Impress, here is how to:
- In OpenOffice.org, choose File > Open from the menu bar.
- Under File type, choose All files (*.*) or Presentations or Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP from the drop-down list.
- Navigate to the PowerPoint file, select it, and click Open.
The PowerPoint file can now be edited and saved as an Impress file or a PowerPoint file. To save the file as an Impress file, choose OpenDocument Presentation (.odp) as the File Type.