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Open Powerpoint in OpenOffice

Postby poetrypedlar » Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:16 am

how can I open powerpoint in open office?
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Re: open powerpoint in open office

Postby RoryOF » Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:27 am

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Re: Open Powerpoint in OpenOffice

Postby Awni » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:38 pm

The MS Power Point file will open using OO. However, the sound doesn't!
Any way I can play old PP files using Open Office?
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Re: Open Powerpoint in OpenOffice

Postby RoryOF » Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:31 am

Download the free PowertPoint viewer from the Microsoft site.
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Re: Open Powerpoint in OpenOffice

Postby Zizi64 » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:34 pm

... or you can try the LibreOffice. It has more compatibility with the foreign, non-standard file formats - like the binary .ppt format.
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Re: Open Powerpoint in OpenOffice

Postby Awni » Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:47 am

Thank you RoriOf and Zizi64 for your guidance. It works fine now :)
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