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Re: Creating a Banner for presentation

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  • Subject: [mg93707] Re: Creating a Banner for presentation
  • From: RG <gobithaasan at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 06:13:53 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gg62op$566$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Nov 21, 6:32 pm, Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbi... at iee.lu> wrote:
> Just to supplement a bit the answer of David,
> the notebook with a banner may be comfortably created from an external no=
tebook. To achieve this, one can copy the code below
> to any notebook and execute it. This will create a new slide-show-noteboo=
k with nothing, but a banner. The latter consists
> in this example of a combination of a table and a picture. Making a combi=
nation of other items seems to be straightforward.
>
> (* This defines a picture  *)
> rose = Import["ExampleData/rose.gif"];
>
> (* This defines a table *)
> tbl = Grid[{
>     {Style["This is a first term"],
>      Style["This is a second term"]}, {Style["This is a third term"=
],
>      Style["This is a fourth term"]}
>                 }, Dividers -> Directive[Black, Thickness=
[2]],
>    ItemSize -> {15, 2}];
>
> (* This defines a notebook to be created *)
> nb1 = CreateDocument[];
>
> (* This opens a notebook with the banner consisting of a table and a
> picture  *)
> SetOptions[nb1,
>  DockedCells -> {FEPrivate`FrontEndResource["FEExpressions",
>     "SlideshowToolbar"],
>    First[ToBoxes[
>      TextCell[Row[{tbl, rose}], "Text", TextAlignment -> Right]]]}]
>
> David, thank you for the answer. Alexei
>
> On Nov 19, 5:39 am, RG <gobithaa... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Hi David, thanks for your answer, but I wonder how to put a figure
> > instead of texts too. Another question is: where do we put the
> > command? It doesn't look nice If I put the command on the first page
> > of my presentation...
> > ~jetro
>
> Ah, so many questions...  :-)
>
> You only have to execute this once, then you can remove the command
> from your presentation and save it.  The docked cell will then be a
> part of your notebook (in its options settings).
>
> Another way to do this is to modify the stylesheet for the notebook in
> question.  I don't have time at the moment to write up that code (to
> do it automatically)  and debug it.  Alas, the day job and mortgage
> payments beckon...
>
> I hope that this helps.  If I misunderstood the question, let me know
> via direct email and I will find an answer for you and then post it to
> the group.
>
> --David
>
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Dear Alexei & David, thank you very much for your codes, Alexei's
final code is superb. Thank you very much guys...


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