present — A terminal-based presentation tool with colors and effects¶
present is a terminal-based presentation tool with colors and effects.
You can also play a codio (pre-recorded code block) on a slide.
present is built on asciimatics, and it works with
You can simply use pip to install
$ pip install present
$ present sample.md
b, Left arrow, Page Up
n, Space bar, Right arrow, Page Down
At the end, you can press
r to restart the presentation.
Some things aren’t supported yet:
Effects and colors on the same slide.
Effects and code on the same slide.
Each slide can be separated with a
Slide 1 --- Slide 2
Level 1 headings become figlets, level 2 headings get underlined with -, and level 3 headings become bold.
# Heading 1 ## Heading 2 ### Heading 3
This is normal text This is **bold text** This is `inline code` This is a [link](www.google.com) As Kanye West said: > We're living the future so > the present is our past.
Ordered lists become unordered lists automatically.
- Item 1 - Item 1a - Item 1b - Item 1c - Item 2 - Item 2a
Image paths are relative to the directory where your slides are kept, and where you invoke present.
You can use high resolution images and tweak the terminal font size to get the best results.
``` import os os.getcwd() ```
Codios are pre-recorded playable code blocks which can be useful for live demos. You can find out how to write one in the codio section.
Each slide can be styled with foreground / background colors and effects. By default, slides are black on white with no effects. You can add style to a slide by adding a comment at the beginning of the slide (after the slide separator):
Slide 1 --- <!-- fg=black bg=yellow --> Slide 2 --- <!-- effect=explosions --> Slide 3
plasma. More coming soon!
The Contributor’s Guide has detailed information about contributing issues, documentation, code, and tests.
present uses Semantic Versioning. For the available versions, see the tags on the GitHub repository.