[OT] PPT reader?

David Lees deblnonospammmy at raqia.com
Fri Feb 8 20:18:03 CET 2002


Skip,

At least in the windows world, there is a free Powerpoint viewer on
Microsofts site.  Take a look at:
http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/default.aspx?Product=PowerPoint&Version=95|97|98|2000|2002&Type=Converter|Viewer

David Lees


Skip Montanaro wrote:
> 
> Guido posted a bunch of talk slides to the Python website in PowerPoint
> format.  I understand his reasons for not creating HTML versions (mostly
> because the HTML generated by PPT sucks).  Still, that leaves people without
> access to PPT sort of out in the cold.  What non-MS tools are out there
> (open source or otherwise) for reading, displaying or converting PPT slides
> to other, more accessible, formats?  If we can get a reasonable (but fairly
> short) list of tools, I can probably see they get referenced on the relevant
> page of the Python website.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> --
> Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com - http://www.mojam.com/)

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debl



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