crp at cmc.net
Sat Jan 10 18:37:34 UTC 2009
> On 01/09/2009 10:46 PM, Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Josh Holland wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 10:28 +0000, R C Mitchell wrote:
>>>> Does anybody have any experience in setting up a digital slide show with
>>>> musical accompaniment under Ubuntu? What would be the best tools to use? I
>>>> would like to build presentations to show to the local camera club, who have
>>>> plenty of advice on Windows tools but look blankly when I mention Linux!
>>>> I'm currently using Hardy for day-to-day use but I have Intrepid on tap if
>>>> it's needed (I'm waiting for KDE4 to be fit for purpose!)
>>> OO.o Impress is intended as a drop-in replacement for MS PowerPoint.
>>> It's not bad, but don't try saving as a .ppt - it doesn't really work
>>> (at least not for me).
>> I tried to create a slide show presentation with music in OO, but found
>> out that it would play music as long as the first slide was on the
>> screen, and when you go to the next slide the music stops. Maybe I
>> wasn't doing it right, and someone else knows how to get it to work. I
>> don't use OO much as I have no use for documents of the type it creates,
>> other than once in a great while making a slide show, so I can't help
>> with the question, sorry.
>> If it is possible I would be interested in seeing how.
>> Later, Ray Parrish
> It is:
Spot on! I used the top search box on page from your second link, and
the first search result contained the answer! Here is a direct link to
the tip required to add background music to a slide show presentation in OO.
Thanks for the help, even though I'm not the OP for this question it was
something I was also wondering how to do.
Later, Ray Parrish
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