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I have a presentation I wrote using presentation mode a few years ago. Now I'm trying to open it and I forget how to do it.

I'm trying to run emacs command presentation-mode but nothing is found. I tried installing presentation-mode but there was no package with that name on Melpa. I also tried installing org-present but the command still doesn't work.

Is presentation mode built in to emacs or do I need to install it? Also how do I open it?

  • What you are linking to is a plain org file. Presentations are usually done by exporting to the presentation format (PDF if you are using beamer, HTML if you are using org-reveal or similar), but maybe this page will ring a bell? – NickD Nov 21 '19 at 18:36
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I was able to find the mode I was using for presentations at that time. I believe it was outline-presentation-mode which is a minor-mode for org-mode. It doesn't seem to be very popular, as I didn't see it in Melpa. However after loading the elip file manually I seem to be loading my presentation in emacs as I remember it:

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Links:

https://p4bl0.net/shebang/emacs-outline-presentation-mode.html

https://web.archive.org/web/20160623023613/http://pablo.rauzy.name/files/sen-meeting_2013-01-17.outline

Elisp file:

https://web.archive.org/web/20160810000826/http://clandest.in/emacs.d/plain/outline-presentation.el

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