Create a Master slide in Draw
The video shows how to ″Create a Master Slide″ in Draw and links to this page here for more information and details.
For this description, LibreOffice 7.2 was used on Windows 10.
Link to the Video
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Create a master slide
Why do I need a master slide?
If you need to create slides that always have repeating text or objects in the same position, a master slide is recommended, for example:
- If you need a background image over and over again.
- Or you draw plans and want to integrate a so-called plan stamp over and over again.
Master slide "Default"
If you have not yet created a master slide, the master slide "Default" will be opened as a white DIN A4 sheet in portrait format when you start Draw.
Create a new master slide
- This will make the Master Slide view appear in a different color (surrounding gray area turns dark gray) than the Normal view (light gray).
- Furthermore, the "Master View" toolbar appears.
There are four icons on the Master View toolbar (2):
- New Master
- Delete Master
- Rename Master
- Close Master View
A new slide is created (master).
When you move the mouse over it, "Default 1" is displayed (3).
Insert a background image on the slide.
You will now see your white "Default" slide again.
Click in the sidebar ( Ctrl + F5 ) at Properties|Master Page on the down arrow and select "Default 1" (4).
You have now assigned the master slide "Default 1" to the 2nd slide and it will be displayed as a slide (5).
For recurring use, you should now save your document as a document template.
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