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Switching to browser through hyperlink [closed]

asked 2012-05-28 03:37:48 +0200

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I am trying to adapt a PowerPoint presentation to Impress. The presentation has a number of links to YouTube videos. In Impress, when I click a link, the browser (Firefox) is started and the video plays, but the browser window is not displayed: the screen still shows the Impress slide. I cannot see how to switch the display from Impress to the browser window (and back again once it has finished). I assumed that the setting 'Presentation always on top' controlled this behaviour, in that, with the setting off, I expected Impress to switch the display to the browser. If I set Impress to run as a window, I can manually switch to the browser when it starts, but I cannot see how to do this when Impress is running as a full-screen session.

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answered 2012-05-28 19:53:07 +0200

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Yes, after unchecking the option Slide Show → Slide Show Settings → Presentation always on top and clicking on URL during slide show the browser should appear in front.

If you need to switch between open windows, hold down Alt key while pressing Tab.

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Ah ... so, as my system does NOT automagically bring the browser to the front under those circumstances, is it a bug I should report? Alt-Tab works fine, though - thanks for the tip.

owlbrudder gravatar imageowlbrudder ( 2012-05-29 01:44:03 +0200 )edit

Since it doesn't work as intended in certain cases, it may qualify as bug.

luyu gravatar imageluyu ( 2012-05-29 15:24:41 +0200 )edit
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Thanks for the help, luyu. Posted as bug https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50486

owlbrudder gravatar imageowlbrudder ( 2012-05-30 06:57:59 +0200 )edit

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