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Hi :)
I think Chaim was just getting confused as new users often do.  F and G are very close together on 
the keyboard and in the alphabet and it's not immediately intuitively obvious that the G would be 
for "Graphics" and the P for "Presentation".  It's only obvious in hindsight.  

As Pedro says it is easy to click on 

File - "Save As ..." - "Microsoft Office (97/2000/Xp/2003)"

But a better way would be to simply install LibreOffice on the other machine.  You can have it 
alongside the only office suite that can't read Odp.  If you don't have permissions to install 
stuff on the other machine then install LibreOffice to a Usb-stick using the "Portable Apps" 
approach.  Then you can run LibreOffice from any Windows machine by just plugging in your 
I really need to test that on a few different lock-down systems

Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Sun, 29/4/12, Pedro <> wrote:

From: Pedro <>
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: Conversion of odg file to ppt
Date: Sunday, 29 April, 2012, 12:35

Chaim Seymour wrote

I am preparing slides for a lecture. At home I use Libre Office, but when
I finish I will have to convert the slides to Powerpoint. 

You are creating a presentation in LibreOffice Draw? odg is created in

Chaim Seymour wrote

As far as I can see, the only way to do it is via PDF. I tried the
conversion and it works fine, but is a pain to do.

Does anybody have a better solution?

If you are indeed creating your presentation in Draw instead of Impress, the
easiest way is to copy and paste you Draw objects into Impress and then
simply Save As Microsot Powerpoint 97/2000/XP/2003. 

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