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CTAN up­date: pow­er­dot v1.3

Date: De­cem­ber 6, 2005 11:25:53 PM CET
On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Hen­dri Adri­aens sub­mit­ted an up­date to the pow­er­dot pack­age. Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: macros/la­tex/con­trib/pow­er­dot/dis­trib Li­cense: LPPL Pow­er­dot is a pre­sen­ta­tion class for LaTeX that al­lows for the quick and easy de­vel­op­ment of pro­fes­sional pre­sen­ta­tions. It comes with many tools that en­hance pre­sen­ta­tions and aid the pre­sen­ter. Ex­am­ples are au­to­matic over­lays, per­sonal notes and a hand­out mode. To view a pre­sen­ta­tion, DVI, PS or PDF out­put can be used. A pow­er­ful tem­plate sys­tem is avail­able to eas­ily de­velop new styles. A LyX lay­out file is pro­vided. > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > pow­er­dot v1.3: > > We added a lot of new styles and fea­tures to the class. Some of the > most promi­nent new fea­tures are: > > 1) palettes: change the color setup of a style eas­ily. Al­most all > styles have been equiped with sev­eral dif­fer­ent palettes so you can > change the pre­sen­ta­tion ac­cord­ing to your mood of the day with­out > chang­ing the over­all de­sign. And if you don't like the pre­de­fined > palettes, you can eas­ily de­fine one your­self in the pream­ble of your > pre­sen­ta­tion and use that. > > 2) slide pro­cess­ing meth­ods: we have added two slide pro­cess­ing > meth­ods that make it a lot eas­ier to in­clude ver­ba­tim ma­te­rial (like > list­ings) on slides. > > 3) clock: you can have a run­ning dig­i­tal clock on slides so that you > can eas­ily keep track of time dur­ing the pre­sen­ta­tion. > > 4) ran­dom dots: this is a fea­ture that can be used to make ev­ery > pre­sen­ta­tion a lit­tle bit dif­fer­ent. It places ran­dom dots, cir­cles or > squares or other shapes on slides. Colors from the color palettes will > be used to color the dots and a lot of pa­ram­e­ters can be ad­justed > ac­cord­ing to your wishes: the max­i­mum size of the dots, the area to > use for the dots, the bright­ness, etcetera. > > Below is a full list of changes: > > Added ho­r­a­tio, paint­ings, klope, je­fka and pazik styles > Added clock fea­ture > Added ex­am­ples and ex­am­ple file > Added logo fea­ture > Added op­tional ar­gu­ment to \maketi­tle > Added palettes fea­ture > Added palettes to de­fault, fyma and sailor styles > Added pos­si­bil­ity to cre­ate hor­i­zon­tal ta­ble of con­tents > Added ran­dom­dots fea­ture > Added two slide pro­cess­ing meth­ods to do ver­ba­tim on slides eas­ily > Cleaned up op­tions > Im­proved fig­ure and ta­ble han­dling > Re­vised docs > Solved some small bugs > Up­dated all styles > Up­dated LYX ex­am­ple and in­for­ma­tion _______________________________________________ Thanks for the up­load. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

pow­er­dot – A pre­sen­ta­tion class

Pow­er­dot is a pre­sen­ta­tion class for that al­lows for the quick and easy de­vel­op­ment of pro­fes­sional pre­sen­ta­tions. It comes with many tools that en­hance pre­sen­ta­tions and aid the pre­sen­ter. Ex­am­ples are au­to­matic over­lays, per­sonal notes and a hand­out mode. To view a pre­sen­ta­tion, DVI, PS or PDF out­put can be used. A pow­er­ful tem­plate sys­tem is avail­able to eas­ily de­velop new styles. A lay­out file is pro­vided.

Pack­agepow­er­dot
Ver­sion1.5c 2017-08-28
Main­tainerHen­dri Adri­aens
Chris El­li­son (in­ac­tive)

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