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Hi and thanks for the first reply.

I intend to show the custom show depending on the discussion in my (main) presentation.
Imagine following sequence:
- In my presentation I am showing slide N,
- Because and only because of the discussion I want to show 2 slides additionally and then return to my slide N. (I grouped these 2 slides in a custom show and call it CustShow.)
- Now I want to click on text or button to open the CustShow.
- After the last slide of the CustShow I want to show again slide N of the (main) presentation.

I keep the slides for my custom shows at the end of my main presentation in a section I call "LinkedSlides"

In Impress I looked into "interaction" and "hyperlink" but could not find a way to show CustShow and return to my slide N from where I wanted to branch.

Let me please also explain what I did in In MS PowerPoint:before I switched over to LO
- created a custom show
- created a text box or button at the slide from where I wanted to start the custom show
- hyperlinked text box (or button) with the custom show and set a flag to return to the starting slide in the main presentation.

On 2012-09-08 04:24, anne-ology wrote:
        Are you perchance referring to placing a URL link within the show;
            if so, then that's what you do - when you click on it, then that
site will open up.

        If instead you're referring to placing a slide show within a slide
            then just add the additional slides where you wish them to

        If neither, then please explain further.

On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 3:58 AM, Dr. R. O Stapf <>wrote:

I have a slide show in Impress and want to run a custom show when clicking
on a text box with a keyword.
Steps I did:
1 - Created the custom show SlideShow / Custom Slide Show.
2 - Selected the text (blue corners appear, right click on frame, select
Interaction / Go to page or
Problem: I cannot find the custom show I created before
Where did I make a mistake?
Could someone please tell me how to run a custom show within a slide show?

Thanks in advance!

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