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       Maybe - maybe not - I'm understanding your question ...
           (I'm still using LO 3.4)

       If you're referring to 'hiding' slides,
           then these slides should not produce any flash; the PP should
merely skip right over these.

       Could you have inserted a slide which appears for a fraction of a
second?; this should show in edit mode though.

       Could the video itself be so embedded with that elusive split-second
slide?; a video editor may or may not be of any help - if this is the case,
then you might end up either not correcting the problem or deleting part of
the video.

From: Mike Scott <>
Date: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 5:52 AM
Subject: [libreoffice-users] impress and video glitch

Hi; somewhat pressing problem here; would be grateful for any help.

I'm trying to put a video into an Impress presentation. It all works,
/except/ for a (single?) wrong frame at start and end making a nasty

On embedding a video, a frame is picked from somewhere in the video (not
the first), which is shown in edit mode to provide something to see and
manipulate in the editor. If the video is linked, I get a grey rectangle
with a '?' in it instead. That's OK.

The problem I have is that when the presentation runs, the video plays OK
except it both starts and ends with that particular frame showing very
briefly. This makes a nasty flicker at start and end.

Fading in doesn't help - the extraneous frame is faded in, and then the
video plays.

This is with LO on Mint 17 (64 bit). But I'm almost sure the issue
goes back to OpenOffice days and XP. I've found nothing on the web even
mentioning this issue.

I'm hoping I'm just missing something simple! I'd be grateful for any help
- I'm trying to get this running for tomorrow. Thanks.

Mike Scott
Harlow, Essex, England

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