Re: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?

Subject: Re: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?
From: "Elisa R. Sawyer" <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Daniel Friedman <daniel -dot- friedman42 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:15:08 -0800

Perhaps not what you're seeking, but worth mentioning. It is possible to
create a plugin for slides that uses DITA-OT, and there are a few tools for
using LaTeX. LaTeX can be intimidating to learn and I have not tried to use
it for yet, but I have recently started using some LaTeX tools and am
intrigued by the possibilities.


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http://www.scriptorium.com/2012/11/creating-a-dita-ot-plugin-for-slides/
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http://www.math-linux.com/latex-26/article/how-to-make-a-presentation-with-latex-introduction-to-beamer

HTH.

-Elisa

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 3:27 PM, Daniel Friedman <
daniel -dot- friedman42 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I assume your issues with PPT are the lack of versioning and structured
> content. Since PPT is mostly used for sales presentations, most people
> don't care about such things as the slides generally change every time they
> meet a new customer. Did some quick googling and found this:
> http://slidewiki.org/ Anyone have any experience with this?
>
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 5:32 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > I don't see that Google Slides has any advantages over PowerPoint.
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 1:44 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
> > wrote:
> > > What about the Google Docs slide capability? I forget the name.
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References:
Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?: From: Mark Giffin
Re: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Alternative tool for creating & maintaining PowerPoint training decks?: From: Daniel Friedman

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