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How do I do a PowerPoint presentation without PowerPoint available?

I often use PowerPoint for presentations. Confronted with such disadvantage: PowerPoint is not installed on each computer. Advise me an alternative solution, as you can get without having to install ...
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How to show the laptop screen content both on a projector and the laptop screen?

My laptop is Lenovo T400, and my OS is Ubuntu 10.10. I connect my laptop to a projector to do presentation. By hitting the functional key "Fn + F7". the laptop screen content will be shown by the ...
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Suggestions for a Computer Security presentation? [closed]

We have to do a presentation for my computer security class. It can be a demo or just a normal PowerPoint presentation. One of the kids in class is doing on cracking WEP. He is going to demonstrate to ...
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Sophisticated PDF presentation on a secondary display [closed]

I am using MacTeX (LaTeX or XeTeX, depending on the task) with Beamer class to generate my presentations which are hence in a PDF format. I would like to run presentations just as in Apple Keynote – ...
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How to present a PDF with notes on presenter screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tools for presenting PDF slides with presenter notes on second display I want to show a presentation such that the slides are shown on the projector while I see ...
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How to optimize colors for video projectors?

as I am doing my first conference talk, I want to prepare as best as I can. I often encounter problems that make my images looking on laptop/workstation screen perfect, but you can't see anything or ...
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Solutions for presenting PDF slides with presenter notes on second display [closed]

I made a presentation using the latex beamer class with notes. Now I have a problem displaying notes only on my display while presenting the slides to the audience using a projector. Beamer notes ...
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How do I open an apple keynote file in windows?

I only have the .key presentation file and cannot ask the author to export it to ppt nor do I have an Apple computer available.
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What software should I use to display an elegant looking take-out menu on an HDTV monitor? (data pulled from local MySQL server)

My mom owns a small take-and-bake market, and she's been keeping her menu and inventory on an ugly and messy set of whiteboards behind the counter. I've developed a database that lets her check ...
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Which software and tools i should use to create software presentation like this one?

I want to create a screen captured audio (microphone) - video presentation of my software. So i'm looking for best screencasting softwares out there which should allow me to edit recorded audio and ...
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OpenDocument Presentation Viewer

In lines of Powerpoint Viewer from Microsoft is there any free viewer for Open Document Presentation(ODP) files? I prepare my presentations in LibreOffice in Ubuntu and am looking for an option to ...
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Standalone PowerPoint/Impress replacement?

I often use AbiWord for word processing, since it has a better UI than OpenOffice. Considering that there's also a standalone spreadsheet - gnumeric, is there a standalone presentation editor/viewer ...
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Change all text fonts in Libreoffice Impress presentation?

Anyone got any idea how to change the font of all text boxes in an Impress presentation? Applying a Master slide doesn't appear to have any useful effect.
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What presentation/animation software will do this?

I have an idea in my imagination for a slide, to be a part of a presentation I will be giving. I will decide on the presentation software to use (Open Office/Prezzie, Power Point, etc.) based on ...
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Question and Answer software for use during presentations

I'm looking for software that will allow an audience to collectively formulate and vote-up questions during a presentation which can be relayed back to the speaker either during or after the talk. The ...
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mirror monitors with split screen?

I want to mirror half of my laptop's screen to the VGA output going to a projector, so I can see and control the other half, but the audience can't. The point is to create presentation notes (I'm not ...
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animation in presentation

I am looking for animation tools to make my presentation, the goal is to create something like this: A Youtube video of an animated clip Well, the animation in powerepoint reach its limit when i am ...
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Align a PowerPoint presentation (non-standard resolution) to the top of the screen when presenting

I need to display a PowerPoint presentation the covers only the top say, third, of a screen. The presentation will be used in an assembly where the projector screen is only lowered a small amount to ...
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How can I apply a uniform format after finishing a presentation?

I realize that the slide master dictates a certain style on any new slides that are added to the presentation. However, users are free to override the style dictated by the slide master. Once all of ...
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OSX: Text to Slides

I'm looking for a Mac OSX app that simply takes a text file I've written and converts it to pretty presentation slides, preferably as a PDF. A simple markup language in the style of Markdown would be ...
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Is there an OSX build-in alternative for Windows 7 Presentation mode?

On Windows 7 there is a Presentation mode, which can be turned on using the Windows Mobility Center (press winkey-x to open it). The Presentation mode disables the screensaver, screen dimming, ...
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What presentation software could have been used to make this video?

What software do you think was used to create this video?
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Utility to show live keyboard and mouse status for teaching and screencasts

looking for a windows alternative to Keyboard Status Monitor (key-mon). currently for linux only. i do not need to record the screen just pop up the key pressed. i can probebly do it in auto-it but ...
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What software is available for showing keystrokes on the screen?

I will be demoing software which is very shortcut driven and it would be helpful to the audience if they could see what keys I am pressing. I need something that will show keystrokes on the screen. A ...
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How do I publish a Power Point Presentation that is High Quality and no lag on the Web?

I have a ~22MB Power Point Presentation (2007) that I need to be presented on a website for viewing. The file contains audio over several slides and some embedded images. What is the best ...
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Where have the corner handles gone in keynote?

If I add a text box in keynote then I can only resize it horizontally. If I create a new slide and apply a master style with bullet points or text then I get a box with corner and vertical handles as ...
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LaTeX vs Powerpoint for presentations

I had been wondering what are the advantages of using LaTeX (specifically the presentation packages: beamer or texpower) over powerpoint for presentations. The advantages which I have seen on the web ...
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Record Powerpoint presentations with voice over [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free desktop recording / screencasting on windows I need to record (video) a Powerpoint presentation with an audio voice over. Do you have any software suggestions? ...
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How to hide subheadings from powerpoint presentation (when in show mode)?

I have a slide containing text: This is a heading this is a subheading this is a subheading This is a heading this ia a subheading this is a subheading When putting this slide on show, I would ...
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What software is Hans Rosling using in this presentation?

In Hans Rosling's presentation on Human Development Trends he shows a scatter plot which explodes in to subsets of data. Does anyone know what software was used to create this presentation? I have ...
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Flash Presentation Maker, Slides

I'm looking for a "Flash Presentation Maker", script or software similar in functionality to the one used on this page: http://www.daptiv.com/ppmtour/index.htm Unsure if this is the correct site for ...
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How can I smoothly switch between a presentation and another data source?

In the next couple of weeks, I'll be giving a lot of presentations using PowerPoint on Windows. Problem is, a lot of the data I want to cover doesn't belong in a PowerPoint slide. I'll be doing ...
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Excel Formula: trouble with the low % values not showing up in an in-cell chart? (image included)

I've a few tables that have % values like -4.5%; -16%; 15%; 6%; 2.5%. I'm interested in creating some in-Cell charts that show positive and negative values. My smaller values aren't showing up, so ...
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Apple WWDC 2010 - software used for presentation

Wondering which software Apple have used to create presentation slides for WWDC 2010.
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Excel: ROUND() to the next unit of 5?

I'm creating a lot of graphs, so I'm making a common scale to be able to compare them using MAX/MIN values that I'm hiding in the graph as a separate series. My Vertical AXIS (Y) is in units of 5. ...
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How do I create a video presentation with preset pause-points?

I want to create a video that has preset pause-points to use in a presentation. My presentation goes like this: I present the first video segment while doing live voice-over. It will automatically ...
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What should I use for presentations on Linux?

I was looking for a descent powerpoint presentation software for Linux. I am seriously not bugged up with openoffice presentation tool. I am not looking for Microsoft Office or Apples's iWork. Is ...
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How to make PPSX presentation to loop in PowerPoint Viewer 2010

I want to use a standalone PC to run some PowerPoint presentation countinously. I have installed PowerPoint Viewer 2010 on it as well as the ppsx presentation file. But the viewer plays the file once ...
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How do I put a copyrighted background in a PowerPoint presentation?

I want all the slides to have the same background Also, the slides should be editable, but the background should be neither editable nor copyable Is that possible in Microsoft PowerPoint? If not, ...
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Does PPSX works on any PC or do I have to install something?

PPSX presentations created with Office 2010 can be executed on any PC without special requirements or should be something installed on it, like certain version of .NET Framework version X, etc.
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Which program can I use to make slideshow with embedded sound?

I'd like to make a slideshow with an embedded music which plays in background. A time for each slide should be fixed because it is bound to music melody. What program can I use to do it? I've thought ...
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Audio stops during audio-visual presentation playback

I'm a member of a photography club and responsible for the computer and projection equipment. We have a PC running Windows XP SP3 that exhibits a strange audio problem that I've never seen or heard of ...
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How to open Mac Keynote presentations on Ubuntu?

How to open Mac Keynote presentations on Ubuntu? Can it be imported to Impress?
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What presentation software should I use for a five minute talk?

I am giving a lightning talk shortly and need to put together some slides. It is a technical talk about Perl documentation. I will be using a OS X machine to run the presentation software. I would ...
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Free-flow Alternative to Powerpoint?

So I've been digging around the net trying to find a good set of alternatives to Powerpoint. Part of my interest is that I found one, Prezi, that I liked for it's free-form style. Part of the power ...
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Show the key presses of shortcuts on Linux

I'm about to hold a course for learning Linux. I'd like the participants to see what keys and key combinations I press. Is there anything like Mouseposé for Linux?
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Converting Inkscape layers directly to a slideshow presentation?

I'm creating a slideshow in Inkscape. There's one or more layer per slide, plus several background layers, and some special layers to be used on several slides in a row, etc. In the past, I'd ...
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Convert .png images into a .ppt presentation on Linux?

I've created a presentation as a series of .png images, one per slide. What is a good way to convert these into a .ppt (PowerPoint) that I can give to some audio-visual person? I'm entirely on ...
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Dual-screen Multimedia Control Suite for Linux (like Screen Monkey)

I'm looking for some linux software to manage and control a dual monitor/multi screen setup for use in professional-like presentations (ie: monitor1=control, monitor2=projector/audience). I have the ...
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LaTeX presentation - which package

I need to create a technical presenatation (just a few slides but with formulas etc.). It seems that LaTeX is a natural choice. However - which package should I use and why (the second part is ...