Impress to Powerpoint Magic

asked 2019-11-14 11:18:37 +0100

HerCorns gravatar image

updated 2020-07-20 19:27:20 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

In Impress, I made a very basic presentation. I entered a title, changed the background to black and the text automatically changed from black to white. Then I saved it as a ppt file to use it on a windows pc with MS office. In powerpoint the magic happened the text disappeared, well rather the text color changed back to black. How can one eliminate this from happening?

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You are talking about Impress to Powerpoint Magic? And please, delete one of your duplicates of this question.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-11-14 11:26:27 +0100 )edit

Thanks for pointing out that I referred to a wrong naming convention. I get confused cause I normally have LO open and then click on new file. Someone beat me to deleting the file :).

HerCorns gravatar imageHerCorns ( 2019-11-15 04:32:28 +0100 )edit

It looks like some defect in LibreOffice's PPT export filter, that doesn't export Automatic color properly. No idea if that's a limitation of the PPT format itself, or just a bug in the filter; that needs to be filed to bug tracker, and investigated there.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-11-15 06:17:48 +0100 )edit

Elaborating on Mike's comment: a "workaround" may be to save in the default ".odp" format. MS Office supports the use of ODF files, and that may work better (in this area?) than LO's support for OOXML.

keme gravatar imagekeme ( 2019-11-15 13:40:10 +0100 )edit