What is LibreOffice?

LibreOffice is a comprehensive office suite that includes various applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, databases, and more. It is developed by The Document Foundation and is available for multiple operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux.LibreOffice offers a wide range of features and tools, making it a viable alternative to commercial office suites. One of its standout applications is LibreOffice Impress, which is specifically designed for creating and delivering presentations.

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Introducing LibreOffice Impress

LibreOffice Impress is a robust presentation tool that allows users to create stunning slideshows, presentations, and interactive content. It offers a plethora of features to design professional-looking slides, add animations, transitions, multimedia elements, and more. Whether you’re preparing a business pitch, educational presentation, or showcasing your creative work, LibreOffice Impress provides the tools you need to captivate your audience.

LibreOffice Impress Shortcut Keys

LibreOffice Impress
Shortcut Keys Action

Ctrl + S

Save a document

Ctrl + Shift + S

Save as a copy

Ctrl + P


Ctrl + Shift + O

Print Preview
F2 Text Box

Shift + F3

F4 Position and Size
F5 View Slide Show

Shift + F5

View Current Slide Show

Ctrl + Shift + F5

F7 Spelling Check

Ctrl + Shift + F8

Fit text to frame
F11 Style
Home Jump to First Slide in the slide show
End Jump to last slide in the slide show
Esc End Slide Show

Alt + PgDn

Go to next slide without playing effect

Spacebar OR OR OR PgDn OR Enter OR N

Play next effect (if any, else go to next slide).

OR OR PgUn OR Backspace OR P

Play previous effect again. If no previous effect exists on this slide, show previous slide.

Alt + PgUp

Go to Previous slide without playing effect

1-9 + Enter

(Number+ Enter)
Go to a Particular Slide Or Go to Direct Slide Number
B Show Black Screen
W Show White Screen

Shift + Ctrl + G


Shift + Ctrl + Alt + +


Ctrl + +

Bring to Front

Shift + Ctrl

Bring to forward

Ctrl +

Send Backward

Shift + Ctrl +

Send to Back

Shift + Enter

Line break without Paragraph

Shift +

Move cursor with selection to the left

Ctrl +

Go to beginning of the word

Ctrl +

Go to end of the word

Shift +

Move cursor with the selection to the right

Ctrl + Shift +

Selecting to the Right word by word

Ctrl + Shift +

Selecting to the left word by word
Home Go to beginning of the line
End Go to end of the line

Ctrl + Del

Delete word to right of the cursor

Ctrl + Backspace

Delete word to left of the cursor

Ctrl + Shift + Del

Delete a line to the right of the cursor

Ctrl + Shift + Backspace

Delete a line to the left of the cursor

Ctrl + Drag

Create a copy

LibreOffice File Extensions

  • .odt: Text document
  • .ods: Spreadsheet file
  • .odp: Presentation file
  • .odg: Illustration or graphic