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How can I set up a footer format to be used with write()?

by faq_monk (Initiate)
on Oct 08, 1999 at 00:23 UTC ( #651=perlfaq nodetype: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Current Perl documentation can be found at perldoc.perl.org.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:

There's no builtin way to do this, but the perlform manpage has a couple of techniques to make it possible for the intrepid hacker.

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[Corion]: Maybe the solution would be a tablet (with pens), like the Wacom tablets, but you still need good software and need to know how to operate it well in an interactive setting ;)
[ambrus]: Corion: the solution depends on who for. Some non-math presentations need to show lots of graphics or photos, with fine details and color. For those, blackboard or overhead transparencies aren't so good (yes, you can print on transparencies, but there's s
[ambrus]: ome quality limits), but film projection or computer projector is fine.
[ambrus]: A minority of math presenters are traditional and don't want to operate a computer. For them, handwritten overhead transparencies and blackboard are fine.
[Corion]: BTW, has anybody seen the Microsoft Surface Studio thing live?
[ambrus]: Some will operate a computer, but want to operate crazy unusable android-like GUIs. For those, printed overhead transparencies or simple slide editors and maybe even tablets are fine.
[ambrus]: Some people like me are fine in learning how to use some custom user interface. For me, I might want to make some keyboard- controlled interactive live slide writer program, like I said in the hypothetical case when I have lots of years of free time for th
[Corion]: ambrus: Some of my math professors delegated TeX-ing of the exercises etc. to their secretaries :) But they all had very neat handwriting and good blackboard operation anyway ;)
[ambrus]: is.

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