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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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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 code....
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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 place CDF file in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint or in interactive PDF file?

I would like to create a presentation for my lecture in which I would use Mathematica CDF files. Let's say I want to have such interactive content: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I prevent SlideView from undoing column spacings?

I am putting together a presentation with SlideView. Within many of the slides I have calls to Column using the ...
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Presenter Tools vs Slideshow Notebook?

I typically use slides.com for my presentations (which is essentially a web interface for building reveal.js slideshows). Now, I'm attempting to try out the Wolfram Presenter Tools (new in v11.3) ...
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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 presentations ...
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How to use user defined keys for navigating in Slideshows?

How would I define, say < and >, or the left arrow key and right arrow key as keyboard shortcuts for moving forward and backward in slideshows?
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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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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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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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Slide show on secondary screen

I have two screens while presenting. Usually I present on the secondary screen (e.g. projector) and take notes on the primary screen. In presentation mode, Mathematica automatically uses the primary ...
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Convert a Classic Slideshow to an ordinary notebook

I have several Classic Slideshow presentations originally created 3 or 4 years ago. I would like to convert these to ordinary Mathematica notebooks, removing all the slideshow-related paraphernalia ...
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Save Mathematica presenter notebook as PDF?

I have been applying Mathematica presenter notebook as a primary tool for presentation. I found it to be an efficient alternative to LaTex, and a cleaner alternative to PowerPoint. However, when I ...
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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 right ...
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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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Delete output cell content but not the space assigned

I'm writing a slide show in Mathematica, and so have Input and Output cells. I want to hide the Output cells until they are generated, but with leaving the space there. Else when I evaluate each cell ...
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Export and manipulate 3D plots

How can I export 3D Mathematica plots such that I can put them into a presentation and still being able to rotate them? Is there a specific format or does it depend on the program used to create the ...
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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 works....
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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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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 told....
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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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Text modification using RobotTools

I'm trying to create a presentation that will demonstrate the use of RobotTools. I'm able to get everything to work, but am not sure how to go about formatting text that is typed into a notebook (e.g.,...
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How to add a Button on a slideshow that on click get me to the specific slides on the slideshow

How can I add buttons on a slide that on click takes me to specific slides on the slideshow?
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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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Change the default color of formula embedded in text

We can use Ctrl+( to start a new math cell in a text cell. But is there anyway to make the default color of the formula different? I am making a presentation with ...
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Where can I find good examples of Mathematica presentations

I'm beginning to prepare a scientific presentation. As most of my work has been done on Mathematica, I was wondering about the advantages of preparing a presentation directly with it, instead of ...
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Resources for learning how to make SlideShows with Mathematica

I have looked at fantastic answers given here and here. My question however is a bit different, I wanted to find resources that will guide through more technical stuff that is concerned with ...
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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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How to create a cell with graphics and text placeholder for Slideshow?

I have some graphics in a notebook that I need to place in a slideshow and then add some commentary later by typing it in. The setup I an attempting to replicate is on slide 3 of a new Slideshow (the ...
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Default cell type in Slide Show

For slide show, the default cell style (when it is created) is Text. However, I would like to change that default style to Input...
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How to add a “Running” indicator to title bar in Slideshow presentation mode?

When in presentation mode a Slideshow notebook's cells are hidden. This is good to have when presenting. However, if you have some cells in your presentation that take more than a few seconds to ...
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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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Adding sound to a demonstration so I can video my lectures

During my lectures I often stop PowerPoint and do a demonstration using a Mathematica DynamicModule these have sliders and buttons as needed. I am now in lockdown ...
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How to properly set ImageSize for both presentation mode and printout?

I made some slide presentations for teaching using Mathematica 12.0. It works reasonably well as shown in the following screenshot The plot in the screenshot is set to have ...
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Sequentially displaying bullet comments in a Mathematica presentation

Playing around with the 11.3 presenter tools today. I have generated a presentation entitled "Polynomials". 10 slides with Title and 9 sections. My goal was to create a presentation with 5 slides. ...
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How to format a slideshow

I am trying to create a math presentation and I would like to use mathematica for it (as there are a lot of interactive elements). However I haven't found a good guide on how to format a slide show (...
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How to move to next slide automatically after a fixed time?

I wish to perform a user experiment for which I need to create a slide show so that the transition from one slide to the next should take place automatically after 30 sec (say). I also want to display ...
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Export slideshow as impress.js

I have some slideshow notebooks I would like to share, however normal PDF/HTML export isn't up to the task. Does anyone know of a way to export the slides as part of an impress.js slide show? Perhaps ...
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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 ...