Frequently asked questions - Impress

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How do I print two slides per page (two slides one below the other)?

Formatting

  • Switch to the Handout view.
    • Fourth tab at the top of your screen, just below the toolbars.
    • or select View ▸ Handout Page.
  • Make sure the Tasks pane is open (View ▸ Tasks Pane).
  • Make sure the Layouts tab is visible (View ▸ Layouts in the Tasks pane).
  • Click the Layouts tab.
  • In the Layouts tab, slide layout you want to use (two or more slides)
  • Apply the page orientation (Portrait or Landscape) that suits you: Format ▸ Page
  • Move the slides and change their size (if necessary).
    • Press F4 or select Format ▸ Position and Size to manually enter position and size values.
  • To return to the default layout, click on one of the predefined layouts in the Layouts.

Note: To see all of the slides, use Slide Sorter mode.

Additional Options

  • Add decorative elements (note that you are in 'Background' in the 'Handout' mode)
    • Insert ▸ Image ▸ From file to insert a logo or other custom image
    • Use the Line tool from the Drawing toolbar to place a line between two slides or draw several lines for handwritten notes.
    • ...
  • The fields for header, date/time, footer and number can be displayed:
    • Select View ▸ Master ▸ Master Elements.
    • Make sure the options are selected in the Header and Footer dialog box: View ▸ Header and Footer ▸ Notes and Handouts
  • Move and format the fields to make it look appropriate.

Print the Handout

  • Choose File ▸ Print ▸ General
  • In the dropdown box under Print ▸ Document, select Handouts.
  • Check the result in the print preview.
  • Click OK.