[OS X TeX] [Slightly OT] LaTeX equations/fonts in Keynote -> PowerPoint

andi petculescu a-petculescu at northwestern.edu
Mon May 22 14:02:44 EDT 2006


I don't think Powerpoint can open Keynote files (I may be wrong).

1) Save your presentation as PPT from keynote, then open it on a PC and fix 
any inconsistencies.
2) See if the session chair would let you use Adobe Acrobat. If yes, you're 
home free: print to pdf from Keynote.

Good luck!


At 12:51 PM 5/22/2006, you wrote:
>Apologize in advance for this slightly off topic message.
>I am preparing the slides for some major conference using Keynote. In
>the slides, I extensively use LaTeXiT to generate all the equations,
>and symbols/characters for figures ... etc. Along with that, I also
>employed some unique features of Keynote to make some simple
>However, I learned just now that the conference requires each speaker
>to upload their slides to the pre-installed computer with only
>PowerPoint installed.
>Would PowerPoint be able to read most of the Keynote slides? Also,
>how's the compatibility? I am sure the simple slide function is OK,
>but I am more concerned about the equations and fonts.
>I would appreciate if someone could provide his/her own experiences
>and things to pay attention to.
>The conference is CLEO, if that helps.
>Thanks in advance.
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