[OS X TeX] Skim and the Apple Remote (slightly OT)
ari at caltech.edu
Thu May 15 17:14:52 EDT 2008
> Sorry if this is well known, but I just accidentally found this, so I am
> passing it on: Skim can make use of the Apple Remote *without additional
> For those of us who us who make our own presentations in LaTeX, being able
> to use our very own Apple Remote is quite handy.
Another great piece of (free) software is PDFtoKeynote
converts a PDF into an Apple Keynote document. This is the best of
both worlds for me: typeset in LaTeX, present in Keynote.
Aside from letting you use the remote, Keynote has a great interface
for presenters -- including displaying a separate "Presenter's View"
on your laptop screen that shows upcoming slides, slide notes, and a
clock/timer for pacing your talk -- that I personally can't do
without. It's also good if you want to include multimedia,
builds/transitions, and other things that are a pain to do with
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