Created attachment 73939 [details]
sample file where behaviour is happening
While the presentation opens without troubles slides 9 and 19 of attached file are taking almost a minute to show up and the application is frozen during that time.
It does not happen in slideshow mode. To see the effect click on miniature 8 or 18 on the left then key pgdwn.
PC is a core i7 and win7-64 so is not a pc performance matter.
Thanks for reporting!
I can reproduce this problem using LibreOffice 126.96.36.199 rc2; but I can reproduce it also using PowerPoint ... So I think the ppt file is corrupt and it's not a LibreOffice bug. I tested it with Mac OSX 10.8.2 (and using PowerPoint for Mac 2011)
Can you verify this behavior by using PowerPoint (Microsoft Office) (if you have no PowerPoint, I thought there was a free PowerPoint viewer distributed by Microsoft)?
I mark this bug as 'NEEDINFO'.
Tested with MS Office 97 on Windows XP and there are no delays
(In reply to comment #2)
> Tested with MS Office 97 on Windows XP and there are no delays
Ok, thanks for testing that! But I still can't confirm 'good behavior' even using latest version of MS Office (for Mac).
But, with my other system (Linux Mint 14 x64) with a better CPU, the document loads a lot faster. The images on slide 9 result in a freeze (using this system 15 seconds, using my MacBook pro 30 seconds). When I select slide 10 (just some text) I don't have any problem (and 'toggling' between slide 10 and 13 (=also slide with just text) goes fast as well). But when you click on slide 9 or slide 12 it result back in a freeze/slowness.
Therefore I mark this bug as valid and changed the topic a bit.
Following  I mark this bug as 'Major high'.
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I tried the attached file with LibreOffice 184.108.40.206.0+ built at home under Ubuntu 14.10. Indeed there is a delay before slides 9 and 19 are completely shown but this delay is only a few seconds and the application does not freeze. Same behavior with LO 4.3 and LO 4.2.
So closing as WorksForMe. Please feel free to reopen if you disagree.
Best regards. JBF