[plt-scheme] Slideshow questions

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Mon Mar 15 10:03:34 EST 2004

On Mar 15, 2004, at 8:38 AM, Robby Findler wrote:

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> At Mon, 15 Mar 2004 08:29:17 -0500, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:
>>> You can produce a ps file (and use ps2pdf to convert it to pdf) to
>>> allow others to read the presentation, or you can convert individual
>>> picts to ps and then use them as figures in your latex document.
>>> What are you after?
>> PS/PDF files are difficult to edit. I would like to be able to prepare
>> materials in Slideshow and allow others who don't use Scheme/Slideshow
>> to be able to edit them for their own purposes. Export to LaTeX seems
>> a good approach, though I'm open to suggestions.
> There's not a good way to do that. LaTeX is not a good fit for picts,
> unfortunately.
>>> I use cmd-tab to switch to other applications (this is a built-in
>>> feature of os x starting in 10.3, I believe. It's available as an
>>> add-on in earlier versions of the os).
>> Thanks -- I had forgotten about cmd-tab (I'm running Panther), which
>> is a nice solution to switching, but this does not allow me to
>> minimize the presentation -- it still forms the background, which
>> makes desktop work awkward. --PR
> Don't forget about f11, too.

DrScheme/Mred (and presumably Slideshow) supports the OS-X-standard 
Cmd-H for "Hide this Application".  This is v206.1, if it matters.  
This will solve your problem, no?


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