[texworks] Message from TeXworks user

Uwe Ziegenhagen ziegenhagen at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 21:05:37 CEST 2013

You can however convert the Powerpoint Template to e.g. Beamer. I am
currently my employer's template to Beamer, the results are quite promising
so far.


2013/3/31 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>

> Mohammed wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > How can I use a Powerpoint template as a texworks slide template?
> I think there is some confusion here.  There is no such
> thing as a TeXworks slide template, because TeXworks is
> only a front-end to some underlying software such as TeX,
> PdfTeX, XeTeX, and the formats (such as LaTeX) layered
> on top of those.  So your "TeXworks slide template" would
> in reality be a template for some slide package that is
> itself layered on LaTeX (or Context, or even Plain TeX).
> Powerpoint is another thing entirely.  It makes no use of
> TeX, and is completely unrelated to it.   It is /possible/
> that someone has written a program to read Powerpoint
> templates and generate TeX source intended to replicate the
> visual effect, but I am unaware of any such program (which
> is not to suggest that it might not exist).  The following
> link asks much the same question, and there are some potentially
> relevant replies :
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/66007/any-way-of-converting-ppt-or-odf-to-beamer-or-org
> Philip Taylor

Uwe Ziegenhagen
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