[OS X TeX] PDFslide transitions -- do they work?

Wendy McKay wgm at cds.caltech.edu
Thu Nov 28 11:41:34 EST 2002

On Thu, 28 Nov 2002, Dr. Paul Fons wrote:

> After seeing the discussion here on pdfTeX based presentations, I 
> thought I would review what was out there and took a look at pdfslide.  
> Using my handy TeXshop plus Gerben's TeX distribution, I was quickly 
> able to reTeX the manual for pdfSlide and it looked nice.  As my 
> subject line says, however, the manual supposedly includes page 
> transitions, but, there were no transitions I could see in Acrobat 5.05 
> (mac) or for that matter there weren't any when I copied the example 
> file to a pc.  Is the page transition feature broken (I can live with 
> out it)?  I also installed ppower4 on my mac for the demo and it works 
> alright as well, but I am curious if it is possible to use more 
> flexible tools like Adobe Illustrator to generate graphic overlays 
> rather than the Xfig (I think) based example which seem to require 
> inputting lots of coordinates.
>    Any cache of examples out there (source and pdf)?  Ross Moore seemed 
> to have a nice CalTeX talk I accessed via google, but the links don't 
> work in it.
> 				thanks

Did you mean this website? 
The talk by Ross Moore should work. 

In the 4talk.pdf file the "local" links will not work but
the absolute links (orange text) should.
The links for texpower have now been fixed to the new sourceforge.net site

If anything else is broken, let me know please.


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