Slightly OT - LC in Keynote

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 10:21:33 EDT 2012


Don't know how it would be accomplished, but apparently "send to program"
lets you do some interesting things, and since its based on
appletalk/applescript type of events, it might be possible to talk to a
separate running stack that way?

Obviously neither powerpoint nor keynote have the same verbiage, so they
can't "send to program" but they can "tell application...." through
scripting so it might be worth a shot.  Wish I still had a mac so I could
try all these neat things.

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 9:59 PM, Bob Earp <rjearp at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry if I confused you Bob, I wasn't suggesting you could run an LC
> (stand-alone) project in PowerPoint, but you can run a .swf file which can
> include interaction.
>
> As you say, I could create a link in Keynote to the stand-alone LC
> project, but was hoping somebody had done something whizzy with an
> ActionScript or something that had it more integrated.
>
> Kee, I need the interaction in the LC project, so unfortunately a QT movie
> won't do that, but it was a good idea, thanks...
>
> best, Bob...
>
> Bob Sneidar wrote:
> > I have not heard that you can imbed an LC app into a PowerPoint
> presentation. Can you embed other apps in a PowerPoint presentation? LC is
> not a player, it's a runtime app. I suspect that if PowerPoint accepts file
> links, you could create a link that launched the LC app as a standalone,
> but then it would not be embedded per se.
> >
> > Bob
>
> Bob Earp
> White Rock, British Columbia.
>
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