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Social Committee Guide-Presenters-Viewers

 

Presenter's guide to using the file viewers for presentations

This guide explains how to use the file viewing software to display photos, show movies, and listen to audio, as part of a talk. It assumes that photos files are in a folder and are ordered by name.

Images presentation

If presenting photos from a folder instead of a PowerPoint presentation, the photos will display in alphabetical order of the image name

  • image names will need to have been named with dates e.g. yyyy-mm-dd hh.ss, or numbers e.g. 001, 002, 003 etc, (not 1, 2, 3 otherwise the slides will be shown in the order 1, 10-19, 100, 2, 20-29, 200 etc)
select full screen

Photos app

Recommended

  • open (double click) the first image in the folder, by default this will open in the Photos app
  • on the bottom right look for the full screen control (see illustration)
  • then you can use the keyboard or presenter to change images
  • press escape to exit full screen mode
Picture Tools menu
Slide Show menu

Slide Show

  • select (single click) the first image in the folder
  • the File Explorer Picture Tools ribbon menu will appear
  • click "Slide show"
  • the slide show defaults to play
  • on the image selected the context menu (click with right mouse button)
  • click on "Pause"
  • then you can use the keyboard or presenter to change images
  • press escape to exit full screen mode
Picture Tools menu

FastStone image viewer

Recommended

  • select the context menu (click with the right mouse button) for the first image in the folder
  • click on the "Open with" located about half way down the menu
  • click on "FastStone Image Viewer"
  • the image opens in full screen view
  • then you can use the keyboard or presenter to change images
  • press escape to exit FastStone Image Viewer
Image context menu

IrfanView graphic viewer

  • select the context menu (click with the right mouse button) for the first image in the folder
  • click on the "Open with" located about half way down the menu
  • click on "IrfanView 64 bit"
  • the image opens in full screen view; if not press Enter for full screen view, or use the "View" menu
  • then you can use the keyboard or presenter to change images
  • press escape to exit IrfanView Graphic Viewer

Mac OS X Preview or Quick Look

This method can be used when sharing the full screen on a Google Meet

  • open the folder of your presentation in Preview
  • type Shift + Command + F to enter full screen mode
  • pause the presentation and then use the left and right cursor keys to change the image
  • you could also try using Quick Look
  • in Quick Look click the full screen button
Movie context menu

Viewing movies

  • by default movies open in full screen and play automatically using the default "Films & TV" app.
  • you can play movies using "VLC Media Player" from the movie file's context menu

Playing audio

  • by default audio files open and play automatically using the default "Groove Music
  • you can play music using "VLC Media Player" from the audio file's context menu

Club laptop

The club has a Windows 10 laptop with the following file viewing software:

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