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Thanks for the hints

'hiding' is not an option as I want to stay in presentation mode

Using your URL approach could be a possible work around, I was thinking in the meantime about using 'interaction' and do a similar thing. Need to some testing and will post the result. It might take me a few days.

On 2012-09-11 02:37, anne-ology wrote:
        Have you considered 'hiding' these slides --> if you wish to have
them seen, just click on 'show' these -
            if they're not desired, the presentation will skip over them;
        insert a URL which, when you click it, would send you to these
slides - when you wish to return to the main show, click on the URL within
this sub-show -

        Hoping this helps,

On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 1:52 AM, Dr. R. O Stapf <>wrote:

Hi and thanks for the first reply.
I intend to show the custom show depending on the discussion in my (main)
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

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
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 <
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

Thanks in advance!

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