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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: OpenOffice folks: ApacheCon template?
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:04:33 GMT
On 11/14/14, Rob Weir <rob@robweir.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 4:53 PM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
>> On 11/10/14 6:27 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>> On 10/11/2014 Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
>>>> On 24.10.2014 21:49, Rich Bowen wrote:
>>>> Just received an e-mail pointing to the ApacheCon EU template at
>>>> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-europe/program/speaker-guide
>>>> which is a
>>>> breathtaking 18 (eighteen) MB file!
>>>
>>> CCing the dev@community list again to say that Nick Burch provided a
>>> nicer (and smaller) template at
>>> http://people.apache.org/~nick/NickTemplateACEU14.odp
>>>
>>> (Nick, thank you and you can upload it to
>>> http://templates.openoffice.org/ too!)
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>   Andrea.
>>
>> Nice!  Is there a pointer to an easy and complete description of how to
>> swap out the 18MB masters/background for Nick's improved version?  I'm
>> still lost when it comes to bulk formatting changes in Impress.
>>
>
> The command line way is simple/direct:
>
> 1) Unzip the ODP file to disk
>
> 2) Look for any large image files
>
> 3) Load the large image files into an editor and reduce
> resolution/color depth, increase compression, whatever you need to do
> to make it smaller.

I would recommend using vectors like SVG or indexed PNG instead. If
you want to keep it ODF-like, maybe do the design on ODG.


>
> 4) Save image file back to same name/same directory.
>
> 5) Zip up the directory, renaming it to and *.odp extension if needed.

AFAIK there are issues with zipping an ODF file. I remember this was
reported on some ODF blog since the way WinZip ad other programs zip
by default is not 'standard' with ODF editors. Might need to google it
again, but it just jump into mind.

>
> ODF files are just ZIP archives containing XML + binary resources like
> images.  So they are very hackable from the command line, once you
> unzip them.
>
> Regards,
>
> -Rob
>
>
>> - Shane
>>
>>
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