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Hi all.

I've steered clear for some years of trying to include a video in an impress presentation, as I've always had problems.

The need has re-arisen however, and I'm stuck on two points:

1. The video is always "on top" of other items, irrespective of any "send to back" setting. I need a video with superimposed text, and can't seem to manage this. What I'm trying to achieve is a video running in the background, with foreground text that changes on mouse click.

2. A video always seems to start with an icon (two frames of a film strip, in blue/white) rather than starting gracefully. It's the same icon used as placeholder when designing the slide. That gives a jarring loss of continuity when running the slide show. (Ironically, the icon obeys "send to back" where the video itself does not.)

Is there any work-round for these please?

LO running on Mint 20.

Mike Scott (unet2 <at> [deletethis]
Harlow Essex England
"The only way is Brexit" -- anon.

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