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PDF for presentations?

by PireKanon / March 30, 2010 5:56 PM PDT

It is obvious that PowerPoint is more vivid and practical than PDF for presentations. But there is a problem that sometimes we can not use PPT for slideshares because not any computer get MS PowerPoint or other OS don't support PPT format such as Linux. So we have to use PDF for replacement? Have you feel any unconvenient?

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I don't use PowerPoint that much but I do know
by Steven Haninger / March 30, 2010 11:58 PM PDT
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that you can make presentations that are self running and that MS offers a free PPT viewer that anyone can download and view these presentations.

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You need get more information
by PireKanon / March 31, 2010 11:43 AM PDT

Hey, MS PowerPoint is useful. However, can you present that in an MAC OS or linux? And not every computer will be installed with PPT. On the contrary, you can view PDF in any computer or OS, just requiring a PDF reader. Though I think it will be not as vivid as PPT.

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So you're making a statement and not looking
by Steven Haninger / March 31, 2010 10:04 PM PDT

for options. Find what works for you then. Make your presentation and hope your audience can view it. If they can't but care to, they'll let you know.

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Need to get two types
by PireKanon / April 1, 2010 12:59 PM PDT

the conclusion is that I need to get two types of presentation files. I use PPT for presentations and get PDF as a backup if I could not use PowerPoint. Also I can use PDF for distributions.

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