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OpenOffice.org Impress Specifications

Specification Name Description Author Status Taget Date
Header and Footer support for Impress This document is a specification to support Header and Footer in Impress Christian Lippka final 2.0 01/27/2004
Modify Slide Dialog The Modify Slide dialog in Impress can be used for renaming slides, for assigning a new AutoLayout, and for re-assigning an AutoLayout to a user-customized slide. Matthias Müller-Prove final & canceled 2.0 04/08/2004
Task Panel Specification Please refere to User Interface in General Christian Jansen
2.0
Format Menu Impress and Draw The structure and terminology of the Format menu in OOo2.0 Impress and Draw is consistent with OOo Writer and Calc and matches competitive applications Matthias Müller-Prove final 2.0
View Menu The View menus of all OOo 2.0 modules are restructured. The first segment contains the different viewing modes, the second segment contains the toolbars and layout aids like rulers and guide, while the last section contains full screen mode and zooming functions. Module specific options are placed above the last group. The terminology is also updated to better match the terms used by competing applications. Matthias Müller-Prove final 2.0 07/08/2004
MultiPane GUI The multi pane view of Impress adds two more panes to the main working window . A slide sorter on the left gives an overview over the presentation. A task pane on the right provides frequently used tools. Andre Fischer draft 2.0
Startup Wizard GUI Improvements of Impress Startup Wizard Christian Jansen final 2.0 10/03/2005
Impress Clipboard The default paste format is changed from OLE to MetaFile in order to ease the transition of data to OOo Impress. Matthias Müller-Prove draft 2.0.1 13 Nov 2005

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.0.3

Controlling Slide Show During presentations users expect a keyboard mapping of competing applications to proceed to the next animation effect or slide. Furthermore, remote presentation control devices are mapped to PageUp/PageDown keys. OOo Impress will conform to this conventions to meet the expectation of the user and to support a presentation style where the presenter can be away from her laptop. Matthias Müller-Prove draft 2.0.3 15 Mar 2006

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.0.4

Controlling Slide Show The mouse cursor hides after a short period of time. Moving the mouse makes it visible again.

A context menu is provided for the presentation mode.

Matthias Müller-Prove preliminary 2.0.4 4 Jul 2006

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.0.4

Controlling Slide Show The mouse cursor hides after a short period of time. Moving the mouse makes it visible again.

A context menu is provided for the presentation mode.

Matthias Müller-Prove preliminary 2.0.4 4 Jul 2006
Context Menus in Impress and Draw OOo 2.0.4. New context menu command for Impress and Draw to save images directly to the file system.

Matthias Müller-Prove preliminary 2.0.4 5 Apr 2006

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.1

Slide Show Menu Separate menu commands in Slide Show menu make clear whether slides are hidden or shown. Matthias Müller-Prove preliminary 2.1 18 Aug 06

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.2

Context Menus in Impress and Draw OOo 2.2. Separate context menu commands for Show Slide / Hide Slide in Slide Pane and Slide Sorter in Impress. Matthias Müller-Prove preliminary 2.2 5 Apr 2006

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.3

Sun Presentation Minimizer The Sun Presentation Minimizer is an extension for OpenOffice.org. It is basically a dialog where the user can choose between different options to reduce the size of presentations and/or to remove unused document content or content that the user doesn't want to be distributed. Sven Jacobi, Matthias Müller-Prove final 2.3 17-Aug-07
Custom animation Updated specification about the custom animation user interface that now also supports editing of motion path effects. Christian Lippka final 2.3 July 5th, 2007

Specifications for OpenOffice.org 2.4

Insert picture on background Adds a context menu entry for slides to make it easy to insert a picture as slide background. Jan Navratil final 2.4 November 9th, 2007

Specifications drafts

Tables in impress This specification is a draft on how to support native tables in impress Christian Lippka draft 2.x 07/07/06
Controlling Slide Show Provide a user interface for full screen presentations on a mutli display desktop system.
Christian Lippka draft 2.x 07/24/06

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