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Presentation and lecture support tool

Project description

Oppa is not PowerPoint like Application! It’s lecture and presentation support tool. It allows free drawing with basic colors over every part of screen.

Usage

Start oppa using:

$ oppa --help
usage: oppa [-h] [-o] [-z]

optional arguments:
        -h, --help       show this help message and exit
        -o, --opaque     start in opaque mode
        -z, --minimized  start minimized

After starting oppa opens top level transparent window on which one can draw using left mouse button. Apart from drawing following actions (keys) are available: “r”, “g”, “b”, “w” change drawing color to red, green, blue and white accordingly; “e” switches to eraser mode; “space” minimizes oppa; left click on icon in tray restores minimized oppa; “t” toggles transparency and “del” erases all drawing.

Windows

On Windows, after installation there are two programs (located in C:\Python27\Scripts): oppa and oppaw. First one is used to run oppa with command line window second without.

Requirements

Oppa currently is developed and tested on Linux using Python 2.7. It requires PyGTK and Pycairo. For drawing in transparent window composited (either using XRender or OpenGL) screen is required - oppa will complain and use only opaque mode without composited screen.

Starting from version 0.5.0 there is experimental support for Windows (Windows 2000 and newer).

Installation

The latest stable version is available to install using pip:

$ pip install oppa

Windows

Installation on Windows is essentially the same as on Linux. But first one need to have Python 2.7 with pip. Following steps might be used to install oppa from scratch on Windows:

  1. Install Python using latest Python 2 from python.org (default installation folder is C:\Python27).
  2. Install PyGTK and Pycairo using latest all-in-one installer from pygtk.org.
  3. Install latest setuptools using ez_setup.py from setuptools installation.
C:\Python27>python.exe ez_setup.py
  1. Install pip using get-pip.py from pip installation.
C:\Python27>python.exe get-pip.py
  1. Install oppa using pip.
C:\Python27\Scripts>pip.exe install oppa

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