Bug 38263 - Zooming presentation
Summary: Zooming presentation
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 150383
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: topicWeb
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Blocks: Zoom
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Reported: 2011-06-13 10:51 UTC by Timur
Modified: 2022-08-12 12:07 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Timur 2011-06-13 10:51:27 UTC
I'd like to see zooming presentation functionality in Impress. 
There are 2 concepts I've seen so far: 
- Prezi Desktop, which is a standalone Air application, where you are not limited with slides and 
- PptPlex, which is an add-on for Microsoft Office, where you use traditional slides with a canvas, probably more appropriate here.
Comment 1 gleppert 2011-07-09 10:44:22 UTC
Is this idea also part of bug 38169? That bug also talks about zooming, besides other improvements when giving a presentation.
Comment 2 Timur 2011-07-11 00:11:43 UTC
No, that's not the same.
Comment 3 Björn Michaelsen 2011-12-23 12:25:18 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Jared 2013-11-14 06:12:48 UTC
I very much agree to taking Impress in this direction.  Being able to provide custom animation which would tie an entire presentation together is very aesthetic, and Prezi currently dires a great job with this.

If there is ability to create "zoom areas" within slides, I think this could solve the basic function.  But ultimately a higher-level control to give navigation to the whole presentation would be the way to go.

Is there possibility of utilizing some opensource libraries (OpenShot, MLT, etc.) which could provide code to be brought in for this purpose?
Comment 5 Gerry 2016-08-27 10:15:25 UTC
A zooming presentation features was recently added to MS Powerpoint : https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Use-Zoom-for-PowerPoint-to-bring-your-presentation-to-life-9d6c58cd-2125-4d29-86b1-0097c7dc47d7?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

There are a number of OSS zooming presentation software, which might be helpful for the implementation of this feature in LibreOffice:

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Comment 10 Timur 2020-11-13 12:22:25 UTC
*** Bug 138167 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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Comment 27 Timur 2022-08-12 12:06:57 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 150383 ***