Issue 12571 - WYSIWYG Save to pdf feature
Summary: WYSIWYG Save to pdf feature
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of issue 17387
Alias: None
Product: Impress
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.0.1
Hardware: PC Windows 2000
: P3 Trivial with 3 votes (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: bettina.haberer
QA Contact: issues@graphics
Keywords: oooqa
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-03-21 20:26 UTC by magrawal
Modified: 2004-10-23 18:35 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Issue Type: FEATURE
Latest Confirmation in: ---
Developer Difficulty: ---

Impress file (1.46 MB, application/vnd.sun.xml.writer)
2004-02-06 21:36 UTC, magrawal
no flags Details
PDF output in Handout view (1.70 MB, application/pdf)
2004-02-06 21:36 UTC, magrawal
no flags Details

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Description magrawal 2003-03-21 20:26:23 UTC
This is related to StarOffice 6.1. The save to pdf feature is great.

However, in Impress, the only printing option to pdf is one slide per page. 

I think the best would be a wysiwyg save to pdf feature - if the user selects 
handout view and clicks save-to-pdf, the process should create a pdf file in 
handout view. If the user selectes outline view and clicks save-to-pdf, the pdf 
file should be in outline view.

Ideally, this should be combined with my eaerlier feedback about more handout 
options. This way, the user will be able to select the handout option, see how 
it looks on the screen and print it out or save it as pdf.
Comment 1 wolframgarten 2003-03-24 08:52:00 UTC
Reassigned to Bettina.
Comment 2 eric.savary 2003-04-16 15:34:41 UTC
Set to "NEW"
Comment 3 ycopin 2004-02-06 19:57:16 UTC
But isn't it just a matter of printing whith the proper PDF printer?
Comment 4 magrawal 2004-02-06 21:34:58 UTC
Actually no. I am attaching 2 files, a sxi file and a pdf file created using the 
save to PDF feature while the file was in Handout view. The pdf file has just 
one slide per page. I am asking for more control in the formatting of the pdf 
output. For example, the 3-page view is very popular in Powerpoint. How about 
the ability to select a view in Impress and have the save to pdf view create a 
pdf file with that view.
Selecting the right pdf printer requires the selection of an appropriate printer 
in the OS or Acrobat installed. This is a hurdle for most users. 
Comment 5 magrawal 2004-02-06 21:36:03 UTC
Created attachment 12946 [details]
Impress file
Comment 6 magrawal 2004-02-06 21:36:49 UTC
Created attachment 12948 [details]
PDF output in Handout view
Comment 7 wieter 2004-06-19 14:47:22 UTC
this is a verry annoying issue: at my university (and i guess at much
educational institutions) students get a pdf copie off the handouts off the
lessons via the intranet so it would be really wonderfull if OOo also could
pdfversions of the handouts:-)
Comment 8 lohmaier 2004-10-23 18:34:10 UTC
a workaround is to use a "PDF-printer" using either ghostscript or some other
tools (like extendedPDF) to convert to PDF.

duplicate. The other issue has more votes, so I close this one and keep the other.

Please transfer your votes

*** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of 17387 ***
Comment 9 lohmaier 2004-10-23 18:35:24 UTC
closing duplicate.
Don't forget to reuse your votes.