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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 18 November 2008 01:50 : \____
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
> this bit o' wisdom:
>> Presenting with Linux - Impress with Success
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>>| Impress, Open Office's answer to Powerpoint, is a joy to use, and does not
>>| create the same overwhelming desire, from both users and viewers, to gouge
>>| their eyeballs out with a spoon. Certainly you can easily recreate that
>>| same effect if you choose to create mind numbing presentations and bore
>>| everyone into a state of early insanity. But why would you want to?
> I like Impress quite a bit. It's feel is a little different from
> PowerPoint, but you get used to the minor quirks pretty quickly.
> I never use PowerPoint itself -- the conversion from ODP files to PPT is
> pretty close to perfect, as far as I can tell. As for going the other way,
> even embedded OLE objects come through the conversion pretty well, at least
> for the couple I've imported into Impress.
I worked with Impress just once... in 2005 or 2006. I typically do TeX or Ajax,
but I needed to collaborate with people who used Office 2003. It worked
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | "World ends in five minutes - please log out"
http://Schestowitz.com | GNU is Not UNIX | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
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