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Which program can I use to make slideshow with embedded sound? [closed]

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 ...
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How to replicate Lynda.com transitions in my own presentations (Keynote preferred, Powerpoint possible)

I recently noticed that lynda.com uses in their training videos a very interesting transition that I would like to replicate in my own presentations. They are somewhat similar to the computer screen ...
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How to create a zooming effect in a slideshow presentation?

I would like to create a presentation, similar to Power Point slides, but with a Google Maps feature. When you zoom in in Google Maps, the content becomes more detailed. That's exactly what I need for ...
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OOo Display bullet points one at a time

How can I set up slides in my Open Office presentation to display bullet points one at a time? In this case I want to apply this to all bullet points in all slides but I don't mind adding it one text ...
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TeamViewer, force people who connect to use presentation

I'm using TeamViewer for presentation issues. I want be let people see my dekstop, but can't click it or control it, and remove that annoying blue mouse cursor. Thank you.
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Tool to create HTML slideshows/presentations

I've seen somewhere a presentation that was written entirely in HTML, CSS and Javascript. It was "properly" structured, so that if you'd view it with Lynx it would look like a normal document, yet in ...
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How to make a playlist of videos and Powerpoint presentations?

Is there such a player that can handle this. I want to project this so that it repeats all the items in the playlist
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Do any wireless presenters really have a good range? [closed]

I've had a couple of wireless presenters (the little devices with a USB receiver which allow you to move PowerPoint presentations etc along remotely) and I've found that they're great when they're ...
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video presentation application for linux

I am looking for an application to create video presentations in linux. I have made one with the online service animoto.com that i really like, but i am looking to make one with a little more control ...
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Statically Display Excel drop-down boxes

I'm looking to present an Excel questionnaire I have written to the board, via either paper or presentation slides. It uses a lot of drop-down boxes, and so I'm looking for any ideas on how one might ...
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Killer power point presentations [closed]

How can I hone my presentation to look out of the ordinary? Are there any add-ons to Microsoft PowerPoint to assist the presenter? Something like showing the next slide as a thumbnail only to the ...
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Help files and power point presentations

Edit: Some clarifications: We already use Help and Manual for our help files The question is really what to use that allows us to make hyperlinks from help file to presentation, and back, and still ...
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Can I create a powerpoint transition that REMOVES an element from the slide?

I'd like to create a powerpoint slide, and have elements dissappear from the slide, rather than appear. Can I do that? If so how? If it matters, I'm using Powerpoint 2003. (literally, I'm creating ...
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Keynote presentation in conjunction with other app?

The short version: I'd like to tell Apple Keynote to switch to a specific app (never leaving full-screen mode) before a certain slide appears, then display that slide as soon as I switch back. Some ...
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Graphical Diff of PowerPoint Presentations

I made a powerpoint presentation which I sent to my boss who made changes to the format so it matched presentation policy. I am just curious as to what he changed and was wondering if there was a tool ...
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Powerpoint in 3/4 of the screen

Is there a way to show a powerpoint presentation with black borders all around without changing the presentation? Some of our screens are now wide and will cut off the top and bottom of the ...