Hi again Christoph!
On 13-02-2011 21:01, Christoph Noack wrote:
Well, it's a bit confusing. :/ The bug I initially cited is a prove to
how much GOOD is this mimic; The Power Point support is to improved that
background images are not stored in the ODP file, but in the PPT they was!
Hi Jaron, hi Paulo!
Maybe some additional hints ... [...]
Most of the style weirdness within Impress is based on the fact, that
both Impress mimics the behavior of PowerPoint, and it tries to behave
like the other LibreOffice applications.
Yeah, these commentaries make things a lot clearer than before!
Specially about Graphic Styles!
I'm learning a lot Impress. But for now I think it's needing a new
identify. Or even to find a own identify for the first time. All the
support for Microsoft features seemly leave no space to Impress create
and improve its own functionalities. :/
Thus, if you look at the stylist, there are:
* Graphic Styles: To be used like normal styles (equal to Draw).
Those are not related to master pages, but changes affect the
* Presentation Styles: Equal the objects of master pages. If you
change those, the formatting of the objects of the currently
applied master page will be changed. Thus, they do not affect
the whole presentation.
If you use the Master Page View, then the page shows some objects (e.g.
the outline). If you change the formatting of those objects, then the
Presentation Styles are changed as well - this is different to the
"Normal" view when editing the presentation content. But, not all of the
objects are shown - "Subtitle" for example is only available via the
Also important, some of the "settings" from within the Master Page View
are applied globally (for all slides using the current Master Page), but
are not part of the Stylist: the size and the position of the master
page objects (Title Area, Object Area, ...).
By the way: Presentation Styles, Background Objects refer to things like
page number, footer, ... but some of the settings are not stored
(according to my experience).
Does this clarify the behavior of Impress a bit? Comments
Paulo José O. Amaro
Computer Science Student
Federal University of São João del-Rei
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