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TeX is an excellent tool to produce pdf presentations. This paper will show you how to use ConTeXt for writing presentations, and it will teach you to prepare a single source file that can output a presentation, a lecture manuscript, or a handout, if you adapt one single switch. The article is suitable for beginners in ConTeXt, but it should also have interesting things for more advanced users.
Thomas A. Schmitz is Professor of Classics at Bonn University, Germany. After his last book project, he became so dissatisfied with the infamous word processor from a Redmond-based software company that he took the plunge and learned to use ConTeXt, a very nice TeX macro package. And he hasn't looked back ever since. Thomas can be reached at
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