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Re: Accessible 'Powerpoint like' presentation

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 09:07:28 -0400 (EDT)
To: Graham Oliver <graham_oliver@yahoo.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0107170900370.21890-100000@tux.w3.org>
The W3C slidemaker is open source, and lets you include pretty much anything
you can include in an HTML page. You can find basic instructions on using it,
and downloads, at http://www.w3.org/Talks/YYMMSub (I am not sure if they are
right up to date, but if they're not I'll get instructions that work for

The basic method is you make an HTML overview page, called all.htm in the
standard setup, where each slide is marked by an h1 element. The file
infos.txt contains a bit of information - the author, the logo file and what
it links to, the stylesheets to use.



On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Graham Oliver wrote:

  I have got to give a couple of presentations on
  In a previous life I would have used PowerPoint, now I
  want to try something a bit more accessible and using
  open source.
  Is it simply a question of putting together a series
  of HTML pages and then linking them together, or
  perhaps using the W3C 'slides' technique (I assume it
  is open source but possibly doesn't allow the
  inclusion of images?).
  Can anyone give me the benefit of their experience to
  point me in the right direction with this

  Graham Oliver

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