Text on DVD

  michaelmas 17:58 08 Oct 05

I have been asked to produce a document for distribution among members of a gardening club. The document will contain text and photographs and will be available as a printed booklet and as a CD for viewing on a PC. This presents no problem as the CD version will be in .pdf format.

It has been suggested that for non-computer owning members, a DVD version to be played on a TV would be welcome. I am not sure that this can be achieved satisfactorily; I assume that the photos can be incorporated into a `slideshow' , but the text presents a problem.

I am competent at producing DVDs of home videos using Pinnacle Studio, but do not know if this can be adapted or whether a completely different technique is required.

  Kenneth-266656 18:08 08 Oct 05

Would it not be possible for you to record the sound onto the the DVD as speech rather than print using your Pinnacle Studio application?

  michaelmas 15:44 15 Oct 05

Thanks for the tip, Torwalker.
I had thought of this but as there are 4 pages comprising plant names in Latin, I baulked!.

I think that I have pursuaded them to stick with CD and/or hard copy.

Many thanks

  Fellsider 16:13 15 Oct 05

One way round this, depending how much text is involved, would be to add the text to the images before saving the final version.

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