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- Build and organize a collection of images in the Image Palette.
- Decide how you want to present your images. OIV offers two options for presentation; for a detailed comparison of the features of both methods, please see the guide below.
- If you chose the Image Palette Presentation, you may begin to present your images immediately.
- If you chose the Slide Presentation, you will need to create presentation slides first. Then, you may begin presenting your slides.
- Once you have completed your presentation, you may save or share it in a number of ways.
Whether you decide to present images or slides, both options will always be available. Use the following guide compare the features of both presentation methods, to choose the appropriate presentation method.
|Feature||Image Presentation||Slide Presentation|
|Tools for navigation||Toolbar with icons (optional)|
Right- (or Control-) click shortcut menu
|Image display||Single image in full-screen display against black background. May split screen horizontally or vertically to display two images.||Single slide in full screen display. May add any number of images to a single slide, and change slide background color.|
|Image manipulation||Every image is dynamic.|
Use mouse to zoom in, zoom out, and pan images.
|Each slide is static.|
May create slides with up to 4 zoomable images.
|Text display||Text display in separate window.|
Data for local images is editable, but not for ARTstor images.
|Text may display anywhere on slide.|
Text is fully editable and in the Slide Editor.
|Progression of elements||Images presented in the order that thumbnails are listed in the Image Palette. May view images out of sequence using an Image Selection list. May view any combination of images with split screen.||Slides appear in the order listed in the Slide Sorter. May advance to next or previous slide, but not out of sequence. Image comparisons must be prepared beforehand and mounted on the slide.|
|Preparation||After importing images to Image Palette, they may be presented immediately.||Each slide must be created, designed, and edited before presentation.|
|Dual projection?||Yes. Images will display in the order that thumbnails are listed in the Image Palette. Each screen will advance independently. May view images out of sequence in either screen using an Image Selection list. May split both screens to display up to four images simultaneously.||Yes. Pairs of slides will advance together in the order listed in the Slide Sorter. Screens will not act independently.|