Using OpenOffice for Microsoft Office powerpoints

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Using OpenOffice for Microsoft Office powerpoints

Postby Guttata » Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:15 am

Hey there,

I have been having the following issue lately:

Whenever I download powerpoint presentations from my instructors, they open up in OpenOffice 2.4, but the text always gets reset to this default= CALIBRI font. Very Annoying! When studying, this is not an ideal font for reading detailed information.

It only has occurred lately and I think it is related to a new Microsoft Office release? It didn't happen when I got it and seems to work other wise well. I end up having to highlight all the text and changing the font just to make studying more productive.

Thanks if anyone can diagnose this problem!

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Re: Using OpenOffice for Microsoft Office powerpoints

Postby AndrewZ » Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:32 am

Many people like these fonts in terms of readability, but others dislike the license.

You can Install Calibri and Office 2007 fonts for use with Does that help?
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Re: Using OpenOffice for Microsoft Office powerpoints

Postby Hagar Delest » Thu Apr 24, 2008 2:05 pm

Have you tried to activate the Fonts replacement feature? Tools>Options>Fonts.

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