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Re: st: RE: Power Point Presentation with Stata


From   "Raphael Fraser" <raphael.fraser@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Power Point Presentation with Stata
Date   Wed, 2 Aug 2006 09:04:32 -0500

Well, that's just too bad. My intentions are sincere though. The
slides will be used to teach an Intro to Stata class to graduate
students in Jamaica. I guess I will just have to create one myself.

I hope one day we will have a Caribbean user group. By the way that
was a wish StataCorp.

Raphael

On 8/2/06, Marcello Pagano <pagano@hsph.harvard.edu> wrote:
Excellent package.  But be careful if you use the -clock- package (very
nice, it puts a live clock on your slides to time your presentation;
excellent
for windbags) it seems to have the propensity to freeze the presentation
about fifteen minutes into it,  Very embarrassing.  Also you cannot go
directly to pdf, you have to take some circuitous routes.  But hey, it's
free.
One day it will catch up to PowerPoint.

m.p.

Stas Kolenikov wrote:

>> People interested in this issue may be interested
>> in the following detail. During the recent Boston
>> users' meeting I kept a rough tally of how presentations
>> had been produced. A clear majority had used some kind
>> of LaTeX package and were showing it using Adobe Acrobat.
>
>
> It was a package called -beamer-, for the record. Downloadable from
> CTAN, and then you know what to do -- RTFM :)). I think there were
> about five contributed talks where it was used.
>
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