[OS X TeX] 2 questions on presentations

Rob van Gerwen Rob.vanGerwen at phil.uu.nl
Wed Apr 2 15:04:35 EDT 2008

> Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 19:48:09 -0400
> From: Bruce Kellogg <rbmjk at alltel.net>
> Subject: [OS X TeX] 2 questions on presentations
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> 1. I use the seminar \documentclass, with the first several lines as
> follows:
> \documentclass{seminar}
> \usepackage{hyperref}
> %\slideframe{plain}
> \usepackage[metapost]{mfpic}
> \usepackage[dvipsnames]{color}
> \usepackage{amssymb}
> \usepackage{amsmath}
> \usepackage{amsthm}
> I process the file and get some pages of output. Then I uncomment
> '\slideframe{plain}', process the file and get the same output.
> Shouldn't
> I get something different, such as each page having a frame around it?
> 2. I would like to try prosper.

I have tried prosper once but found it rather troublesome. Of course  
I don't know whether it would suit your needs, but I would recommend  
you try beamer.
That is really a feast.

> According to Kopka & Daly I must
> reset some stuff
> in preferences to enable prosper. I confess to not knowing what to  
> set.
> Do i change something in the Engine pane, or the Misc pane, or the
> Typesetting pane? At present, in the Misc pane I have mptopdf and
> Ghostscript
> checked. In the Typesetting pane I have Pdftex checked.

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