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XHTML/web instead of PowerPoint[r]

S5: A Simple Standards-Based Slide Show System

This is great and much better than the ‘save as HTML’ option in PowerPoint[r].

It’s a bit too difficult to simply replace the ease and ubiquty of *.ppt but I could see this being added to applications that export to ppt (eg the mindmapping software NovaMind for the Mac has great export to text, ppt and Keynote: I’m sure that these applications could manage the CSS and bits of javascript that’d just be too tricky for the rest of us – especially while cranking the ppt handle in the run-up to a presentation…