In that case, it probably makes sense for you to use scribble to
replace the LaTeX part of your workflow from the past. Specifically,
if you've got a pict, you can just drop it into anywhere you would
have put text in a scribble document and the right thing will happen.
So hopefully this'll improve your workflow a little bit.

Robby


On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Daniel Brunner <dan...@dbrunner.de> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> when I used LaTeX/beamer I used beamer solely for the slides and
> produced a seperate handout with LaTeX.
>
> I switched to slideshow/pict recently but it takes a lot of time for me
> to prepare the presentation due to my missing skills in using pict.
>
> Best wishes,
> Daniel
>
> Am 16.09.2017 um 16:08 schrieb Matthias Felleisen:
>>
>> When you watch the presentations of people who present with latex/beamer,
>> you notice that most just excerpt the paper. This reduces the amount of time
>> needed to prepare the presentation and the quality of the presentation at the
>> same time. A paper/handout and a presentation are two completely different
>> ways of bringing across intuition and if you connect them, you miss a chance.
>>
>> In this sense, you’re at an advantage with scribble and slideshow -) The bit
>> of disconnect forces you to rethink the presentation. Pict is a bit of a 
>> connection
>> between the two.
>>
>> Note of caution
>>
>>  — my use of scribble is restricted to a few papers with PhD students
>>       and How to Design Programs/2e.
>>
>>  — I do not use slideshow only pict.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Sep 16, 2017, at 9:40 AM, Gour <g...@atmarama.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>> Racket language is deeply rooted in academia and used wildly in
>>> education, so, I hope, it's reasonable that Racketeers are often
>>> preparing slide-show presentations...
>>>
>>> In order to take an advantage of Racket's ecosystem I'd like to use it for 
>>> such
>>> purpose and slide-show package is natural choice, but  wonder how do
>>> Racketeers prepare speaker notes and/or handouts papers for their
>>> preparations?
>>> Got some info in #racket yesterday, but believe there must be some
>>> further info/ideas available?
>>>
>>> Having experience with LaTeX/Beamer I'd expect to have some integrated
>>> solution, but my browsing of slide-show & scribble docs hasn't yielded
>>> adequate information,
>>>
>>> Any hint?
>>>
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Gour
>>>
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>>> although engaged in all kinds of undertakings.
>>>
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