[Tugindia] Re: pdfscreen presentation

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Fri May 30 08:54:00 CEST 2003

>>>>> "Kapil"  Kapil Hari Paranjape <kapil at imsc.res.in> writes:

    Kapil> Just a clarification.


    Kapil> Xpdf does not support dissolves, and such transitions.

    Kapil> However, in fullscreen mode it *does* support simple
    Kapil> overlays. Thus, the usual method (adopted by most pdf
    Kapil> files) of adding material or changing material on a slide
    Kapil> (by creating a new page with minimal changes) does
    Kapil> work. During the presentation this will appear as if
    Kapil> material is added to or removed from the same page.

That is exactly the trick employed by TeXPower or PPower4 to create
pdf's with incremental builds. Just now, I tested one such pdf in xpdf
and I am glad that it is supported by xpdf.  And the newer version of
xpdf (2.02) is really good.


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