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display a presentation while workingon something else

by tkeysear / February 16, 2008 3:59 PM PST

What type of software will allow me to diplay a presentation and also work on womething else at the same time? I have one computer but 2 screens.

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Re: multiple presentations
by Kees Bakker / February 16, 2008 8:32 PM PST

I find that I can use OpenOffice Draw in multiple instances, switching between them with alt-tab. Or I could use Draw to look at one presentation and Microsoft Powerpoint to edit another.
But even Microsofts own free Powerpoint-viewer (to view a presentation) runs parallel with Powerpoint (to edit another presentation). You can download it from

The only thing that doesn't work with my MS Powerpoint 2000 is using that program for two presentations at the same time. But with the 3 above alternatives, who cares?

Hope this helps.


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display a presentation while working on something else
by tkeysear / February 17, 2008 4:12 AM PST

Thanks for the help. I will give it a try.

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You want to....
by Papa Echo / February 16, 2008 10:27 PM PST

...display different information on two monitors ? Try google. EXAMPLE

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try example
by tkeysear / February 17, 2008 4:16 AM PST
In reply to: You want to....

thanks for the link. I will give it a try

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