Specify Printer Options
Until now, setting up print options is routine and the same as the other OpenOffice.org programs. You now are at the place, at the Printer Options
dialog box, where you determine the Impress settings you need.
area determines what you want to print. In today's modern world of fast, low-cost color printers, printing both graphics and text isn't as big of a deal, and your audience will appreciate it very much if you print a copy of your presentation to hand out. They will be able to concentrate on your speech and not worry about taking copious notes. Click to select the Handouts
option to print multiple slides on one page. Your audience will be able to read the slides, but you won't waste as much paper as you would if you printed one slide per page. 103 Create Presentation Handouts
explains how to produce effective audience handouts.
85. Print a Presentation
You may want to print only your speaker's notes by clicking to select the Notes
option (see 103 Add Notes to a Presentation
). The notes will print beneath the slides you've attached them to. You might choose to print your presentation's outline. To do that, click to select the Outline
By selecting multiple Contents options, Impress prints everythin`g sequentially. For example, you might want to print notes, handouts, and the outline at once.
If you're printing a large presentation, you might want to save some color ink by printing a grayscale or black-and-white version of your presentation for your audience. Use the Grayscale
and Black & white
options in the Print
dialog box to print using only black ink.
section determines whether the date and time appear as well as whether you want to print slides you've set up as hidden. Click OK
to close the Print Options
You can also use hidden pages for different audiences, unhiding certain pages for audiences those pages were designed for and hiding them for other audiences.