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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
If you've ever created a presentation you know how much can be done with these outstanding tools. Of course many users only take advantage of a mere portion of the the features available. Why is this? For most people it is a simple fact of not knowing the feature exist. In this "lesser known" series for the OpenOffice.org office suite we are digging into the different tools of OpenOffice.org and revealing some of those tools you would certainly use if you knew where they were.So far we have visited OpenOffice.org Writer as well as OpenOffice.org Calc. Now it is time to impress with Impress.
OpenOffice.org Impress is not bereft of such "hidden" features. In this article we will discover some of the handier of these features.
Export to Flash
How many times have you spent precious time creating a presentation for distribution, only to realize not everyone used the same Office Suite? Or, what if you have created your presentation and want to have it accessible online, but don't want others to be able to steal your work? This is a fairly common occurrence, but it's one that can be avoided. One of the easiest ways to avoid this is by exporting your presentation to the .swf (Flash) format. Once exported to this format you can upload your presentation to a web server so that anyone (with only a browser) can view, but not edit, your work.
To do this finish your presentation and follow these steps: