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Save Impress presentation as Writer document [closed]

asked 2013-09-19 16:19:54 +0200

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I have a number of Impress presentations that I would like to use as the basis for ebooks. As a starting point for this process, I'd like to save the presentations as documents that I can edit in Writer. But I can't see any obvious way to do this.

I'd like to start with an Impress file and save it as a Writer document, preferably with one slide per page. And with the each slide embedded in its page as an image.

Can anyone suggest how I might achieve this?

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answered 2013-09-19 19:08:40 +0200

David gravatar image

Can anyone suggest how I might achieve this?

Here's one suggestion:

First, open the Impress preseentation (of course):

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Then switch to the Outline tab:

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Hit CTRL-A to select all text, then CTRL-C to copy. Open your Writer document, and CTRL-V to paste it in.

You might want to save to a simple text editor first to get rid the formatting, or just re-format in Writer.

Reasonably painless? And there's probably a better way, but that's one!

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That's a bit of a lo-tech solution. But it might be the best I can do. Thanks.

davorg gravatar imagedavorg ( 2013-09-20 15:18:37 +0200 )edit

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