Re: [pinpoint] Some ideas.
- From: Chris Charles <chris ccharles ca>
- To: <pinpoint-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [pinpoint] Some ideas.
- Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 14:07:34 -0500
On Wed, 7 Dec 2011 18:59:34 +0000, Øyvind Kolås wrote:
2. Back to first slide when pressing key: HOME, H or h.
A patch just adding such an action to the HOME key wouldn't be
problematic, but I think this need is best covered by a visual
slide-picker (that in dual head mode shows the picker only on the
speaker screen.). (The current behavior of jumping along the slides
the presentation when dragging the pointer along the top few pixels
the presented slide is not easily discoverable - and when
discovered it can be a bit unsettling to a presenter during a
I have started to work on a visual slide picker already. I hope to
submit a patch soon.
I disagree that the picker should only be shown on the speaker screen
when it is available--I have found that people in the audience often
will say something like "Can you go back to that diagram? No, not that
one... Maybe the one before? No, that's not it either..." Having the
picker visible to the audience allows viewers to see an overview of the
presentation and say something like, "three slides back".
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