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how to print impress without master background

asked 2017-07-18 19:23:40 +0200

catbill gravatar image

I want to print presentations on a black and white printer. The background and background objects would be just blocks of black and I don't want them to print. What is the easiest way to do what I want?

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Well, background should be removed automatically if you do

File → Print → (tab) LibreOffice Impress → (choose) Black and white (under Color)

Kruno gravatar imageKruno ( 2017-07-19 10:23:44 +0200 )edit

Unfortunately, this does not remove the background. I am not sure why it would. Any other thoughts?

catbill gravatar imagecatbill ( 2017-07-23 20:16:23 +0200 )edit

I must not have been clear enough. Maybe I could ask this question: Impress prints a presentation with the same images or logos on every slide. How can I stop those images from being printed?

catbill gravatar imagecatbill ( 2017-08-15 18:01:26 +0200 )edit

Choose View → Slide Master and try to remove background image there. Close Slide master and try to print. Is this presentation made in LO in the first place or in some other presentation application?

Kruno gravatar imageKruno ( 2017-08-16 09:25:03 +0200 )edit

It was a Powerpoint presentation.

I can't select the background design to remove it. However, I can select and remove some other objects. Are there other settings for removing the background design or is that not possible when the presentation was created in Powerpoint?

catbill gravatar imagecatbill ( 2017-08-16 20:23:26 +0200 )edit

That sounds like the best solution, Kruno. It is not hard to do that but I thought there might be something simpler.

catbill gravatar imagecatbill ( 2017-09-10 18:51:04 +0200 )edit

Maybe this should be reported as feature request?

Kruno gravatar imageKruno ( 2017-09-11 08:31:15 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-08-16 23:11:24 +0200

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But can't you choose empty (plan) template design/master page instead that with background?

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