sent-font

sent: font engine test
git clone git://git.codemadness.org/sent-font
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Author: Markus Teich <markus.teich@stusta.mhn.de>
Date:   Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:32:45 +0100

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diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -1,70 +1,50 @@ -sent -==== - -A simple plaintext presentation tool. +sent is a simple plaintext presentation tool. sent does not need latex, libreoffice or any other fancy file format, it uses -plaintext files and png images. Every line represents a slide in the -presentation. This may limit the use, but for presentations using the [Takahashi -method](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takahashi_method) this is very nice and -allows you to write down the presentation for a quick lightning talk within a -few minutes. +plaintext files and png images. Every paragraph represents a slide in the +presentation. + +The presentation is displayed in a simple X11 window. The content of each slide +is automatically scaled to fit the window and centered so you also don't have to +worry about alignment. Instead you can really concentrate on the content. -The presentation is displayed in a simple X11 window colored black on white for -maximum contrast even if the sun shines directly onto the projected image. The -content of each slide is automatically scaled to fit the window so you don't -have to worry about alignment. Instead you can really concentrate on the -content. Demo ----- To get a little demo, just type make && ./sent example -You can navigate with the arrow keys and quit with `q`. If you get - - sent: could not find a scalable font matching -*-dejavu sans condensed-bold-r-*-*-0-0-*-*-*-0-*-* - -you should add the dejavu fonts dir (customize path to fit your distribution) -with: +You can navigate with the arrow keys and quit with `q`. - xset fp+ /usr/share/fonts/dejavu - -Configuration -------------- - -Edit config.h to fit your needs. The font has to be in the X servers font path, -see `man xset` for how to add it. Usage ------ - sent [-f FONTSTRING] FILE1 [FILE2 ...] + sent FILE1 [FILE2 ...] -If one FILE equals `-`, stdin will be read. Use png images by prepending a `@` -before the filename. Lines starting with `#` will be ignored. A presentation -file could look like this: +If one FILE equals `-`, stdin will be read. Produce image slides by prepending a +`@` in front of the filename as a single paragraph. Lines starting with `#` will +be ignored. A `\` at the beginning of the line escapes `@` and `#`. A +presentation file could look like this: sent - why? + @nyan.png - easy to use - depends on Xlib, libpng - no bloat - how? + + depends on + - Xlib + - libpng + sent FILENAME - one slide per line + one slide per paragraph # This is a comment and will not be part of the presentation - # The next line starts with a whitespace, it will not produce an image slide - @FILE.png + \# This and the next line start with backslashes + + \@FILE.png + thanks / questions? -future features ---------------- -* multiple lines per slide? -* light colored background and table of contents -* second window for speakers laptop (progress, time, notes?) -* markdown? +Development + +sent is developed at http://tools.suckless.org/sent