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I have several slides which I include in multiple presentations, such
as a contact details slide.

Impress offers a way to include a slide from a separate odp
presentation, using the menu option Insert -> File.  Choosing the
"Link" option during the slide importation allows you to update the
included slide should the original slide have undergone changes.  Very

There appears to be a problem with the implementation, however.  There
doesn't seem to be any way to visually know that a slide depends on
(is linked to) an external "master" slide.  So a user could / will
unknowing make changes to a slide and then proceed to overwrite these
changes the next time they open the impress slide set accepting the
"update linked slides" prompt.  Not good for data integrity.

I searched the bug tracker using the keywords "impress import file
link" but didn't find any reference to this issue. I'd like to log an
enhancement request to ask for a visual clue that a slide is linked to
an external slide (I suspect that implementation cannot be too
difficult) but I thought I'd check with other users before I do so.
Feedback welcome!

- Sean

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