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Re: Re: Simple Slideshow templates?

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  • From: George Woodrow III <georgevw3 at>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 05:28:15 -0400 (EDT)
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There was a discussion on this list about a year ago about this issue.  
There is a custom template, and it is possible to substitute your own  
graphic for the Wolfram graphic.

I remember playing around with the template, and I was not 100%  

Anyway, the discussion should be in the MathList archives.


On Aug 6, 2009, at 6:31 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:

> I don't think you're going to be able to change the super-title
> "International Mathematica User Conference 2008" that appears at the
> very top of the page in those conference slide show notebooks: the
> conference title is embedded directly in the graphic.
> It's possible that by opening one of those conference presentation
> notebooks in a text editor, you can edit it so as to get rid of the
> super-title entirely.  But I don't know how to do it.
> For the presentation's particular title, that you can just type  
> over, of
> course.
> Meanwhile, I recommend you concentrate upon the organization and  
> content
> of the material itself rather than graphical junk to adorn the  
> notebook.
>  Perhaps select a non-default notebook stylesheet (one that includes a
> SlideShow option for the Screen Environment). I'm particularly fond of
> David Park's "ParkStyle6.nb", which you can find at:
> Porscha Louise McRobbie wrote:
>> Dear Group,
>> I will be presenting some demonstrations I've created for a  
>> university
>> course in an education-oriented conference next week, and would  
>> really
>> like to use a Mathematica slideshow. I've only used Powerpoint for
>> presentations in the past, but have looked over the Wolfram tutorials
>> on creating slideshows from scratch, as well as what I could find in
>> previous group posts.
>> Is there a place to download simple Mathematica slideshow templates,
>> that I can simply add my own content to?
>> For example, the presentations I download here would suffice if I
>> could change the  conference title:
>> Many thanks,
>> Porscha
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