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Description: Display PPS files and convert them to Hollywood
Download: pointrider.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 660kb
Version: 0.50
Date: 12 Feb 2008
Author: Mathias 'Corto' Parnaudeau
Submitter: Mathias 'Corto' Parnaudeau
Homepage: http://amigadev.free.fr
Requirements: OS4 and a 1024x768 display
Category: office/presentation
Replaces: office/presentation/pointrider.lha
License: Public domain
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 3426
Comments: 6
Snapshots: 0
Videos: 0
Downloads: 636  (Current version)
979  (Accumulated)
Votes: 0 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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PointRider is the first and only PowerPoint file viewer for our community !

Features :

- support of the PowerPoint 97 files
- images are displayed with right position and size, smooth scaling
- text engine supporting paragraph alignment and text attributes
- support of fonts and their color and size
- fullscreen swap with the 'f' key
- option for automatic display with a chosen delay
- display of inherited objects from the master slide

New in version 0.50 :

- Bilinear interpolation to scale images
- Right fonts are used if available on the system
- Font rendering using paragraph attributes (alignment, color, size,
- Display of inherited objects from the master slide
- Improved background support : several shade types
- Splitted the main file to have a independant graphic engine (only SDL at the
- AmiUpdate support (OS4 only)
- MeltingPoint : Added text support, background, inherited objects, ... and all
 from the PointRider engine !
- Internal statistic module : number of slides, images, images resized per bpp,
total time
- Many memory leaks fixed
- More internal debugging features and a Ruby script to run a whole group of
files in debug mode
- graphical launcher in MUI

Limitations :

- each file has its own display size (almost always
1024x768) but PointRider always opens a 1024x768 one.
- there is no transition effects
- ...

Thanks to :
- Highlander for icons
- Andreas Falkenhahn for Hollywood

Usage :

Just open a shell window and run it like that :
PointRider [WINDOW] [DELAY=value_ms] <PPS file>

WINDOW : will force PointRider to open a
window on the Workbench instead of its own screen.

DELAY : makes slides displayed automatically with
a chosen delay.

Contact :

Please, if some problems happen or if you want to see
a feature implemented with a higher priority, send me
a mail at : pointrider free fr

File Version Size Date OS Dls Readme
pointriderui.lha51.455kb24 May 20074.0915¤ Pointriderui - GUI for PointRider OS4 version.
pointriderui_fra.lha1.12kb24 May 20074.0317¤ Pointriderui-fr - PointRiderUI french catalog
pointriderui_ita.lha1.09kb18 Apr 20204.050¤ PointRiderUIItaCat - Italian catalog for PointRiderUI v51.3
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