Structure of Presentation File
Portable Presenter is a package designed to give
presentations. The presentation is written in Perl/Tk. There is no
graphical interface to design your slides, and I'm very pleased with
that. If anyone want likes create one, he/she has my blessing.
The Basic StructureIn its most reduced form, a presentation should be a Perl-script which contains the following lines:
#!/usr/local/bin/perl -w use PPresenter; my $show = PPresenter->new(..options..); $show->addViewport(..options..); ...; $show->addSlide(..options..); $show->addSlide(..options..); ...; $show->run;As you can see, a presentation is easy to build. The first line is to satisfy a UNIX-system (do not forget to make the script executable). On Windows32, the script shall have extention
The difficult thing about writing slides with Portable Presenter is to know which options are available and where to use them. There are three groups of options:
Portable Presenter is written and maintained by Mark Overmeer. Copyright (C) 2000-2002, Free Software Foundation FSF.