This menu contains the commands that are used to insert new elements into the document, for example, graphics, objects, special characters and other files.

Duplicate Slide

Inserts a copy of the current slide after the current slide.

Expand Slide

Creates a new slide from every top-level outline point (text one level below the title text in the outline hierarchy) in the selected slide. The outline text becomes the title of the new slide. Outline points below the top level on the original slide are moved up one level on the new slide.

Summary Slide

Creates a new slide that contains a bulleted list from the titles of the slides that follow the selected slide. The summary slide is inserted behind the last slide.

Page Number

Adds the slide number or the page number.

Date and Time

Adds the date and time as a field.


Lists common fields that you can insert into your slide.


Inserts a comment around the selected text or at the current cursor position.

Special Character

Allows a user to insert characters from the range of symbols found in the installed fonts.

Formatting Mark

Opens a sub-menu to insert special formatting marks like non-breaking space, soft hyphen, and optional break.


Opens a dialogue box that enables you to create and edit hyperlinks.

Animated Image

Creates a custom animation on the current slide. You can only use existing objects to create an animation.


Inserts a new table into the current slide or page.


The sub-menu presents various sources that an image, audio or video can be insert from.

Audio or Video

Inserts a video or audio file into your document.


Inserts an embedded object into your document, including formulas, 3-D models, charts and OLE objects.


Inserts a chart.

Floating Frame

Inserts a floating frame into the current document. Floating frames are used in HTML documents to display the contents of another file.


Inserts a file into the active slide. You can insert LibreOffice Draw or Impress files, or text from an HTML document or a text file.

Header and Footer

Adds or changes text in placeholders at the top and the bottom of slides and master slides.