[NTG-context] embedded sounds

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Wed Oct 10 17:17:24 CEST 2018

On 10/9/18 8:24 PM, Alan Braslau wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Oct 2018 19:49:44 +0200 Hans Hagen wrote:
> [...]
> Embedded media is an illness inherited from PowerPointers. In my
> experience as a seminar presentation organizer, this messes-up 9
> times out of 10 (unless the presenter is using his or her own laptop,
> and even then they cannot get it connected to the projector maybe 20%
> of the time...). Things are getting a bit better now on the
> presentation front, however. (PowerPointers still get funny font
> stuff from time to time).
My case is rather the opposite. I want to add the sound, so that the
presentation is really played: http://www.free-culture.tk/.

> Why not, rather, depend on a link opening an external file,
> distributed with the pdf, letting the system figure out how this is
> to be done? In my experience this works more generally.

The method mentioned above can only work with a script that “plays” the


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