[OS X TeX] Re: Is there a Latex package for creating html slidy presentations?
brauer at nordakademie.de
Wed Oct 11 21:50:39 CEST 2006
Am 11.10.2006 um 21:26 schrieb Eitan Gurari:
>>> files. A few days ago I saw a Slidy presentation (
>> ) the first time and found it fairly nice.
>>> Compiling my latex sources to Slidy had the advantage that the
>> Yes, this looks nice. There is a suite tex4ht (notably htlatex) which
>> can transform .tex to .html and some other formats. However
>> 1) It definitely has issues with beamer. May be some less
>> sophisticated packages are treatedmore nicely but I would not bet on
>> 2) It looks like Slidy uses a lot of custom staff and it does not
>> likely that htlatex would follow this.
>> 3) Eitan Gurari will clarify this
> Glad to do so. However, I'm not aware of the other postings for
> current issue, as my email filter lets messages from OS X TeX through
> only if they contain any of the following words: tex4ht, xhlatex,
> htlatex, mzlatex, oolatex, laspeak.
>> 4) If Slidy becomes popular may be someone will write an
>> extension to
>> some pdf-slide package
>> making Slidy output
> The Slidy approach seems quite easy to incorporate into translations
> made by tex4ht. I'll be glad to do so, provided there is an interest
> in having such a feature and the copyright of
> allows users to include the file in their own directories (that seems
> to be the case: http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-
> The support in tex4ht for slide styles is quite scant, mainly due to
> lack of demand from users. I don't know which latex slide
> classes/styles will be easiest to configure tex4ht for. In general,
> overlays are the more difficult features to address, if in latex they
> rely on copying and moving code around through the use of setbox and
> output instructions.
I made the original posting. My main point is:
> I have got a lot of teaching material in latex and most of it to be
> compiled with powerdot. I often use links from pdf documents to
> anchors within other pdf documents. But now I am preparing to
> manage my courses within Moodle an it seems difficult for me to
> link from Moodle pages into pdf files. A few days ago I saw a Slidy
> presentation (http://www.w3.org/Talks/Tools/Slidy/) the first time
> and found it fairly nice.
> Compiling my latex sources to Slidy had the advantage that the
> students are not forced to change between reader and browser.
> Additionally links can be made easily from Moodle to a single slide.
So, I would appreciate, if I could use tex4ht to convert powerdot
presentations to html.
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