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NewsForge: Spice Up Your Presentations with OpenOffice.org Impress

Jul 14, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)


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"The next time you give a presentation with your laptop, don't use bullet points, long-running paragraphs, or templates. Oh, and don't be so organized either. Exercise some freedom, as in free and open source, and talk to your audience, as opposed to reading from slides. Let OpenOffice.org Impress, a tool for creating multimedia presentations, add richness to your story.

"This article will show you how to implement some advanced features of Impress. While all the minute particulars have been covered thoroughly in Impress tutorials, my purpose here is to encourage you to star in your own show, while your slide show serves a supporting role.

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