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Re: [vox-tech] How to Generate Colorized Table Slides for Presentation?
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Re: [vox-tech] How to Generate Colorized Table Slides for Presentation?

do you know latex?  i produce nice slides with latex, and you can do it
in color.

it has no "import" routine, but vim and perl is usually all i need.


On Thu 04 Mar 04,  1:46 PM, Mike Simons <msimons@moria.simons-clan.com> said:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking for a way to:
>   generate good looking Tables,
>   from a Text file source,
>   which allows easy Colorization of rows, columns, or single elements
>   that outputs a common image format (PNG) or PDF.
> For example pretend I have a bunch of tables that look like this:
> Run |    Before   |    After    |
> ID  |  Megs  Time |  Megs  Time |
> =================================
> 123 |  4.56 63.20 |  0.52 12.45 |
> 124 |  4.23 62.10 |  0.53 12.70 |
> 125 |  4.34 66.40 |  0.51 12.80 |
> Portions of these tables need to be highlighted in different ways 
> with legends added (to describe what each thing means)... to put
> on a webpage or in a slide show.
> I can handle converting the tables to Foo delimited elements, but
> I'm not able to re-enter all of this junk into some program that
> can't import text.
> I would also like to waste as little time as possible for a "colorize
> this column" operation.
> Any suggestions?
> I've looked into magic point, which appears to be able to embed the 
> some image, but appears to have no support for tables natively.
> kpresenter and openoffice are on the list to try... 

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