(Total bluesky enhancement request.)
request: It would be nice if there were a layout which basically centered in the
slide all entered text (both vertically and horizontally.)
rationale: Lots of people (including myself) are starting to move to a
lower-text style of presentation known as the 'lessig method' which involves no
slide titles and text centered in the page. Unfortunately, there are no
title-less layouts in Impress, so every time I open Impress I have to set up
such a slide and then copy it all over.
Is this the gadzillion slides per presentation guy.
Anyway, so this would be basically the same as the current 2nd option in
"layout", except remove the header box and max out the "main" box to fill the
space so as to have a top spacing the same as the bottom spacing ? i.e. just a
single simple box with the text area centered inside the box, and the text
Perhaps attach a sample home-made example of what you want, I'm unsure if there
should be a bullet point in there or not.
"Is this the gadzillion slides per presentation guy."
Yes. My GUADEC presentation was about 60 slides in 10 minutes, none of them more
than 5-6 words of text, most 1-2 words. Very effective in certain circumstances
(certainly almost always much less boring). Longer description here:
"Perhaps attach a sample home-made example of what you want, I'm unsure if there
should be a bullet point in there or not."
I can definitely send a one-slide example of what I have in mind, but your
description is what I had in mind. No bullet point, just the full-slide centered
caolanm->jnavrati: Want to have a stab at this, these layouts are hard-coded in sd
If you grep for AUTOLAYOUT_TITLE_VERTICAL_OUTLINE_CLIPART in sd then you'll see
the last one in the the current list, and CalcAutoLayoutRectangles where the
rectangles are created. Shouldn't be too hard to add a new one there with just
one box along the lines of the existing ones, a slide without a title frame, and
just a simple big content frame.
Checked jan's code into fedora cvs. Worked for me, if it works for others then
we need to attempt to upstream it (target 2.4 more than likely).
Cool. I assume I can't peek at this w/out running rawhide?
Created attachment 160122 [details]
Looks like this. rawhide only. Whenever possible we (I) don't add features to a
Now in 2.2.1-18.8.fc8
is there a patch we could take a stab at for ooo-build?
Just follow the issuezilla link at the bottom of this issue, i.e.