[IPython-dev] Slides on nbviewer!!!
damianavila at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 08:49:43 EDT 2015
Probably something we lost in the integration, can you open an issue in the
nbviewer repo to track this... this should be working IMHO
2015-03-22 10:10 GMT-03:00 Damon Allen <damontallen at gmail.com>:
> I developed a series of slide shows for a course I teach and host them on
> github.io since it was the best option at the time. One of the thing
> that I liked about the slide shows over PowerPoint was that if a slide
> contained more information than would fit on a screen then it would have a
> vertical scroll bar show up. This allowed me to have large images and
> tables show up with the relevant text. I just tested one of these slides
> on nbviewer and that feature does not work. Was this a design choice or is
> it a bug? (Example
> - sorry about the autoplay audio.)
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:37 PM, Damián Avila <damianavila at gmail.com>
>> >However, we need to look at some notebook UI/UX options for getting
>> access to all of the configuration features (might as well), which does
>> present a bit of a challenge.
>> That's the key... the UI/UX to make the config available without making
>> the "configuration" a mess ;-)
>> > As a first step I would like to disable the animation in
>> livereveal/RISE, I can live with the animation on nbviewer.I'll try to look
>> into slides.reveal.tpl, thanks for the pointer.
>> Modifying slides_reveal.tpl will let you "config" things in nbconverted
>> slides... but if you want to modify this in RISE, you need to set up the
>> config in other way... check this:
>> Remember that RISE and IPython slides are related but different things:
>> * RISE is a notebook changed on the fly to render as a reveal.js-based
>> slideshow... but it is LIVE as the notebook is... because it is a notebook
>> * IPython slides are just STATIC html/js/css generated by the
>> IPython.nbconvert machinery using reveal.js as part of the machinery to
>> render the STATIC slides an a slideshow... but the code can no be run
>> there. Finally, the slides on nbviewer are just another way to experience
>> the STATIC slides ;-)
>> Probably you know that... but I take to opportunity to make the
>> clarification so people do not confuse one with the other one.
>> 2015-03-20 20:23 GMT-03:00 Antonino Ingargiola <tritemio at gmail.com>:
>>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 3:20 PM, Nicholas Bollweg <
>>> nick.bollweg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> As a first step I would like to disable the animation in
>>>>> livereveal/RISE, I can live with the animation on nbviewer.I'll try to look
>>>>> into slides.reveal.tpl, thanks for the pointer.
>>>> Yeah, while the nbconvert template that will respect slideshow-level
>>>> metadata (here
>>>> needs to be changed in ipython/ipython, we should play with the UX in
>>>> livreveal first.
>>> link saved ;).
>>>> Are you still referring to the animation or to the
>>>>> powerpoint/libreoffice conversion here?
>>>> Was talking about the ability to do any kind of reveal configuration...
>>>> hadn't responded to the powerpoint thing. But since you mention it...
>>>> If we're talking about dreams, mine is to kill powerpoint :P
>>> I was thinking like this a few years ago, doing presentation in beamer
>>> and so on. But then I found that in the every-day practice of
>>> presentations (at least in science), you continuously do a mix&match work
>>> copying slides from old presentations (yours and colleagues, and for many
>>> powerpoint is the standard), fixing errors and annotating slides during
>>> talks and so on, there is no much time for the slides, adding an arrow or a
>>> circle to highlight something must be immediate. The powerpoint/libreoffice
>>> approach here has an edge.
>>> Right now I have 6 notebooks open with similar analysis on different
>>> data files. I need to make a report presentation. Do you think I will make
>>> another notebook? It is just faster if I dump everything (I mean figures
>>> and latex formulas) in powerpoint and add just a few words for create a
>>> logical story.
>>> The notebook is fantastic tool to create another kind of presentations
>>> in which you show in dept a computational process.
>>> Aside from Pandoc, which is already available, there is python-pptx
>>>> <https://github.com/scanny/python-ppt>, which could serve as a
>>>> baseline for building an nbconvert formatter. Perhaps a smarter application
>>>> of pandoc to the slides is the best bet to get to where you want to go... I
>>>> would be very surprised if someone hadn't done this before!
>>> Pandoc is powerful but close to impossible to install on windows.
>>> python-pptx on the contrary looks a really interesting project, thanks for
>>> mentioning it :).
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