[thelist] PowerPoint (ugh)

spinhead evolt at spinhead.com
Thu Nov 15 20:34:19 CST 2001

I convert our PowerPoints to a JavaScript slide show. I've got some tools
and PhotoShop droplets that let me convert from raw *.ppt to web-ready
(gif/jpg with html/javascript) at a rate of about 1 minute per slide. It's
an alternative to real PowerPoint, but isn't dynamic.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kimberly Carroll" <websavant at sirenwire.net>
To: "evolt" <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2001 5:45 PM
Subject: Re: [thelist] PowerPoint (ugh)

> > what's the file bloat like?
> I ran a quick test on a pretty typical presentation:
> 20 slides
> Background image
> Transitions from slide to slide
> Animation on most slides
> Layered text on all slides
> 2 slides with 15+ web quality logos
> Occasional graphic on slides
> 2 charts, 1 table
> File about doubled from 500k to 1MB with
> Presentation @ 640x480
> When I dropped the presentation size to 320x240,
> Movie file size was 344k.
> In both cases I set quality at standard screen quality and elected not to
> include the native .ppt data with the QT movie.

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