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This menu contains commands for controlling the on-screen display of the document.


Switches to normal view, where you can create and edit your slides.


Switches to outline view, where you can add, edit and reorganize slide titles and headings.


Switches to notes view, where you can add notes to your slides. Notes are hidden from the audience when you give your presentation.


Switches to the handout page view, where you can scale several slides to fit on one printed page.

Slide Sorter

Displays miniature versions of the slides so they can easily be rearranged.

Slide Master

Switches to slide master view, where you can add elements that you want to appear on all of the slides that use the same slide master.

Notes Master

Displays the notes master, where you can set the default formatting for notes.


Opens a submenu to show and hide toolbars. A toolbar contains icons and options that let you quickly access LibreOffice commands.

Status Bar

Shows or hides the Status Bar at the bottom edge of the window.

Input Method Status

Shows or hides the Input Method Engine (IME) status window.


Displays or hides rulers at the top and left or right edges of the workspace.

= Page Slide Pane =

Switches the Pane on and off.


Sets the display properties of a grid.

Snap Lines

Specifies the display options for snap lines.

Object Moving Helplines

Specifies whether to display guides when moving an object.


Shows slides in color, grayscale, or black and white.


Show or hide a presentation's annotations.

Master Background

Toggle the visibility of a slide master's background to be used as the background of the current slide.

Master Objects

Toggle the visibility of a slide master's objects to appear on the current slide.

Master Elements

Add header, footer, date, and slide number placeholders to the slide master.


The Sidebar is a vertical graphical user interface that primarily provides contextual properties, style management, document navigation, and media gallery features.

Styles and Formatting

Opens the Styles and Formatting deck of the Sidebar, which lists the available graphic and presentation styles for applying and editing.

Clip Art Gallery

Opens the Gallery deck of the Sidebar, where you can select images and audio clips to insert into your document.


Opens the Navigator, where you can quickly jump to other slides or move between open files.


Reduces or enlarges the screen display of LibreOffice.