Changing the layout of your presentations in OpenOffice Impress is not that hard, and you have the option of applying different layouts to different slides. In this guide, I will show you how to change the layout of your presentations in OpenOffice Impress and I will show you how to apply different layouts to different slides. To begin using this guide, you will need to load Impress and open a presentation with a few slides to practice on.
Opening the Layouts Panel in OpenOffice Impress
We will begin with opening the Layouts panel in OpenOffice Impress. The Layout panel is located on the right side of the program, under Tasks. Locate the Tasks panel and click the Layout button. That will expand that panel and you will see the different layouts.
Applying a Layout to All of the Slides in OpenOffice Impress
To apply a layout to all of your slides, select the first slide in the slides panel on the left. Then find the layout you want to apply to the slides in your presentation. Once you find a layout, click that layout with a single mouse click. The layout will then be applied to all of the slides. You can change the layout at any time by clicking another layout.
Applying Different Layouts to Different Slides in OpenOffice Impress
If you want to use different layouts on different slides in OpenOffice Impress, you can. To do this, you will need to locate and click the slide in the left panel that you want to apply the layout to. Once you have selected the slide, you will need to open the Layout panel again. Browse through the layouts and find the layout that you want to apply to the slide you have selected. Click the layout once and the layout will be applied to that particular slide. You can then go through your other slides and apply different layouts to them as well.