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On 13/06/2012, avamk <> wrote:

My group is in the process of setting up a slideshow template, and
unfortunately for practical reasons need to save it as a PowerPoint

The simplest solution: buy m$

My question is twofold:

(1) What are some of your experiences in opening and using PowerPoint
templates in LibreOffice? I prefer saving in the template in a format that
can reasonably expect good support for in LibreOffice.

Have you written to an m$ forum and asked them their experiences of
using odf templates in m$o?

(2) We prefer a format that is as future proof as possible (in terms of
consistent look and format using it between different software, Micro$oft
otherwise). With that in mind, which of the following would be a better
choice? Microsoft PowerPoint 97/Xp/2000/2003 Template (*.pot), Microsoft
PowerPoint 2007/2010 XML Template (*.potx), or Office Open XML Presentation
Template (*.potm; *.potx)?

This is total madness: who goes to a Toyota car shop and asks for
advice on the most appropriate Mercedes vans???

Our work environment consists mainly of computers running Micro$oft
PowerPoint 2010, a couple with PowerPoint 2007, and only one with
LibreOffice 3.5. (Unfortunately switching all to LibreOffice is not
practical for numerous reasons that I wish weren't true, but beyond the
scope of this email.)

LO is not an m$ product!

A company that cannot afford to pay m$ licences is not going to be in
existence for long...

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