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LinuxFocus: MagicPoint [presentation software]

Sep 10, 2000, 21:56 (3 Talkback[s])
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"This article describes the features of the free software MagicPoint. It is one among the very few free presentation software for X-Window. The presentation is described by a simple but powerful language."

"Presentation software became popular a few years ago and have now been integrated into the office sotfware packages by default. Before that, in order to make a presentation using a free system, the old method of the retroprojection with the slides (using latex Slitex ) was used."

"But with the retroprojection of the computer's screen, the presentation take another dimension and make the presentation look better. Magic Point is a presentation software working with every X11/Unix system."

"It comes from the BSD world and is developped by a japanese team. Writing a Magicpoint presentation is made through a text file. We will study its syntax later on."

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