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xsw is a slideshow presentation tool for those who are frustrated with Microsoft PowerPoint and its clones. Presentations are edited "by hand", making the editing process simple, fast, and easy.

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Recent releases

  •  09 May 2009 23:24

    Release Notes: A bug where a few important files were missing from the distribution was corrected.

    •  08 May 2009 19:14

      Release Notes: The xsw2pdf tool was replaced by xswconv, which generates presentations in other formats. For convenience, the xsw2pdf, xsw2png, and xsw2jpeg link to this tool. An -s option was added to specify the starting slide for the presentation. The xsw window now has an icon. There are many bugfixes.

      •  04 May 2009 18:14

        Release Notes: xsw no longer install the Vera fonts if they can be found in the font directory. A problem where the font border would be broken if the text was to fall out of the screen has been fixed. An xsw2pdf manual page has been added. The Changelog file has been replaced by the NEWS file.

        •  30 Apr 2009 15:59

          Release Notes: This release creates a tutorial presentation that can be run with the switch --tutorial. This presentation supersedes the previous introduction presentation. There are a few bugfixes.

          •  22 Apr 2009 22:46

            Release Notes: ALT+F4 and CTRL+C now quit the program, and ESC leaves full screen. A bug where image_path didn't accept static paths was fixed along with a bug where xsw2pdf would segfault when the xsw presentation file didn't have a extension.


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