[SATLUG] slideshow program
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Mon May 25 13:05:04 CDT 2009
> I would also suggest looking into impress. While it is not necessarily
> open-source (probably open-access better describes the OO suite) it will
> get the job done quite well and IMO the most feature complete portions
> of the OO suite.
No, I am not thinking of a powerpoint presentation replacement, yes, Impress is
good and I use it exclusively for what it is designed - the html export is way too
inflexible - for example, it does not permit linking thumbs to hi-rez images, and
doesn't allow me to set arbitrary resolutions for thumbs. I was looking for a
program that specifically generates web pages for a collection of slides and images.
What I am using now is called "xnview". It comes pretty close, but isn't OSS and
lacks some features I need.
> On Mon, 2009-05-25 at 11:39 -0500, Dennis Myhand wrote:
> > Borries Demeler wrote:
> > > Satluggers,
> > > I am looking for a feature-rich OSS Linux program to create quickly a slideshow
> > > on the web from a bunch of pictures.
> > >
> > > I want to be able to control background, border, and be able to have a thumbnail
> > > image of adjustable scale, which is then a link to the full-res image file, and
> > > navigation controls. Suggestions?
> > >
> > > Thanks, -b.
> > >
> > >
> > Impress which is part of OpenOffice is no different than PowerPoint. I
> > have used it to pass a M$Office class with an A. Peace, Dennis in Victoria
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