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Moving to Ubuntu Linux® by Marcel Gagné

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Chapter 15 OpenOffice.org Impress (For When You Need to Impress Someone)

Once upon a time, even a simple business presentation could be quite a costly affair. The person putting together a presentation would create her presentation using a word processor (or pen and ink), then transfer it to a business graphics presentation tool. Alternatively, a special design service might be hired to take that next step, but eventually, the whole project would be sent to yet another service that would create 35-mm slides from the finished paper presentation.

On the day of the big meeting, the old carousel slide projector would come out, and the slides would be painstakingly loaded onto the circular slide holder. Then, the lights would dim, and the show ...

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