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Best way to give presentations with Mathematica

I have typically used PowerPoint or plain PDFs of slides to give presentations, but with heavy mathematical content, it can be tedious to create these presentations and make them look good. How can I ...
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Tips on giving a lecture course using Mathematica

I've had a look at this question on giving presentations with Mathematica which is very useful on the technical side of setting up slideshows. However, my question is more about the integration of ...
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How to Keep Input Cells Hidden After Evaluating Notebook

I've created a notebook for use in an in-class presentation. There is a fair amount of MMA code, and my students know nothing about MMA nor do they need to. I don't want to distract them with the ...
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Header and footer banners in Slide Show style

I would like to create Mathematica slide shows that contain several tailored, fixed banners as headers and footers, much as MS Powerpoint, MS Word, Apple Pages, and LaTeX documents allow one to ...
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Slideshow mode: how to cycle slides automatically?

I'm doing a slideshow for an informative conference, so I need a slideshow running in background on some monitors. My question is: is there any way to make Mathematica to cycle slides automatically? ...
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How to make the docked cell and the navigation toolbar in the Slide Show?

I have a notebook with a docked cell displaying a banner with some graphics. When I convert this notebook to the Slide Show the banner is nicely displayed on each slide. But the Navigation Toolbar is ...
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Guides for programming CDFs

Are there any tutorials for programming high-quality CDFs, like the interactive calculus textbook presented at wolfram.com? Mathematica's Help is extremely impressive but it really does not help much ...
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Keep Ordering of Bra Ket When Printing

I would like to keep the ordering of the bra ket-print but right now this doesn't happen. Any Idea? I tried playing with HoldForm but then i could evaluate the expression inside properly ...
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how can i make togglable cells in a mathematica presentation?

I'm having trouble understanding how to make togglable cells in presentations in mathematica. In the notebooks I download from the website training, when I click a title or so it toggles the open ...
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Changing the background images of a slideshow presentation [duplicate]

Mathematica 9 lets you create presentations with background images. There are 6 default stylesheets for this: Earth, Garnet, Sapphire, Opal, Sunrise, Steel and Water. For your existing ...
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How to embed a movie into a Mathematica-made presentation?

The question is completely formulated in the title. However, to make it more presize, I am making presentations for lectures. The presentations are done in Mma. I have some illustrative material to ...
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How to navigate slide shows using one-handed keystrokes?

Mathematica can create and play slide shows (for presentations). How can I go to the next or previous slide with a simple keyboard shortcut? Using the mouse-clickable buttons at the top seem to be ...
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How to click on an equation reference and then go back to it?

When writing mathematica slides I create an equation with DisplayFormulaNumberedStyle. I then add a cell tag to it. Then in the document I reference to that equation by inserting automatic numbering. ...
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Is there a site where you can run mathematica without having to download anything?

I made a project in mathematica, and I have to present it in front of a couple of layman in two days, but I have to use school laptops and for some stupid reason I am not allowed to download anything ...
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Use of Mathematica to generate report [duplicate]

I would like to generate a report for codes written in Mathematica, but I don't see basic features such as: Table of Content generator List of Figures Abstract Bibliography and other standard ...
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Mathematica Presentation Cell Formatting

In one of the Mathematica (v9) slide templates, they have an example cell that looks like this: Where there is a "SideCaption" that appears to be the Mathematica-equivalent of a text box to the ...
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How to change the aspect ratio with drawing tool?

I'm drawing an image in editing an slide show with the drawing tools. But the aspect ratio of the created drawing seems fixed and not changeable with mouse dragging the border and corner as in other ...
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Slideshow export to PDF (landscape)

I am trying to export a slideshow presentation that I have created in Mathematica 8 to PDF in case I have trouble connecting my laptop to a projector for a talk I am giving. I have tried Save As, Save ...
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Plot graphs with direction and numbered in Mathematica

I would like to write a code in Mathematica such that it shows the direction with numbers on points. I wrote this code which does not do this. I want just to complete this code with two options I ...
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How can I get the Predictive Interface to work in Slide Show environment?

It appears as though the predictive interface does not work in the Slide Show screen environment.
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How to make the GroupOpeners visible in the SlideShow regime?

I am preparing a presentation on Mathematica and realized that though I made the GroupOpeners visible in the working regime (through the OptionInspector), they are invisible in the regime of the ...
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sort slides for a presentation

Powerpoint has a Slide Sorter view which I routinely use for (re)organizing a presentation. I can't find something like that in Mathematica in the documentation nor online. I very much like the tips ...
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Changing scroll rate for page down key? [closed]

I have a presentation remote that allows me to advance Mathematica slides in the SlideShow environment. The control sends a page down key. Some of my slides ...
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1answer
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Advancing slides with Mathematica on a Mac laptop

I am giving my first presentation with Mathematica, and am having trouble figuring out how to advance the slides from my laptop keyboard. In most other environments, some pair of the arrow keys ...
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1answer
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How can I add a logo to a presentation?

I am trying to make a presentation with Mathematica and would like to know if there is a way to add a logo that will show in every slide. I have not found any settings that would allow me to do that ...
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1answer
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Panel help with little program

I'd like to show the output of this program into one large Panel, but when I surround this code with Panel[ ], it doesn't seem ...
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1answer
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paste and copy demonstrations to slide shows [closed]

I'm new on Mathematica, I started to work with it yesterday and this software is simply amazing! However I'm having the following trouble which I couldn't find any solution on internet (I use a ...
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Automatically control size of slides in the SlideShow screen environment

WRI says there is "no easy way" to control the aspect ratio of slides in slideshows, even though everything is an expression and there's ~200 kinds of Box. In ...
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How do I print multiple slides per page?

I have a Mathematica 10 presentation (not made by me). The slides are very short and very many. I'd like to print it, but printing 100+ pages each with 2 or 3 equations seems like a waste to me. Is ...
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Multiple screens support for slideshows

I really like using Mathematica for building slideshows/presentations. But is mirroring the only way to see the content both on the laptop's screen and on the projector? When using screen mirroring, ...
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1answer
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Creating/placing Mathematica cells anywhere

I am interested in making powerpoint-like slides using Mathematica. The most appealing thing about writing documents in Mathematica is that it is so easy and quick to type complicated formulas with ...
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1answer
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Mathematica presentations - will the Apple infra-red remote change slides?

I have a presentation to do and i am thinking about using Mathematica instead of Powerpoint/Keynote as i have quite a few animations i would like to show. When using Mathematica in slideshow mode, ...
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Jumping between the InputForm and TraditionalForm during Presentation

In this question a problem has been discussed of how to transform a cell from Input into, say, TraditionalForm within the notebook. There is a related problem of how one could to do that on the ...
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Speed up manipulate by exporting each step as an image

Consider a manipulate function such as: ...
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1answer
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Combine multiple outputs into a pane [closed]

Probably unnecessary detail: So here's what I'm envisioning. I have several outputs from different calculations (perhaps several ListAnimated tables of GraphicsGrids of plots). In one, I did all the ...
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1answer
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How can I make a new slide show template? [closed]

Mathematica comes with some built-in slide show templates. If you select File / New / Slide Show, the choices pop up. How can I make my own template?
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Is there a nice way to display big nested tables?

I have a really big nested table. I can copy my code here if you wish, that is not a problem, but it will be a lot of it and I am not sure if it makes sense. the end expression is this ...
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Slide show from notebook: Define first slide with title background

I have a Mathematica notebook and I want to make a slide show out of it. I can do it easily by using the slide show palette and use the according button. But how do I define that the first slide is ...