Failure to show in an external display a spreadsheet embedded in Impress

asked 2020-05-17 13:13:00 +0100

Josiah gravatar image

updated 2020-08-02 02:26:46 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I create an Impress 6.2.8.2 file in which I embed a Calc 6.2.8.2 spreadsheet that had been created previously. I connect an external display to the computer via an HDMI port. The presenter console is enabled. I wish to manipulate the spreadsheet as part of a slide show. As far as I can see, changing the spreadsheet is not possible when in slide show view, so when I reach the slide with the embedded spreadsheet I exit slide show view to Normal view and double-click the spreadsheet. I can now make the changes that I wish to show the audience. HOWEVER, while the spreadsheet is visible on my own computer, it is NOT displayed on the external screen, which is blank. If I leave the embedded spreadsheet and return to slide show view, the external screen displays the slide correctly. My question: can anyone reproduce this behavior? Is it a bug in LibreOffice? A limitiation due to the operating system (Ubuntu 16.04)? Some other issue?

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