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Disable mouse and keyboard control during a presentation

Suppose you're putting a presentation out where just anyone can operate it.

You want users to navigate using ONLY the buttons and hyperlinks you've included in the show. You want to disable the keyboard and mouse so that stray clicks and keypresses don't send your show off into uncharted territory.

Set the show up as a KIOSK presentation

Now when you start the presentation, the user can:

But the user will not be able to:

This means that you'll have to create hyperlinks or action settings to supply all navigation needs. Hint: Putting action buttons on the slide masters instead of on individual slides can save a LOT of work.

No ESCape!

And what if you don't want users to press the ESC key? Two options:


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Last update 07 June, 2011
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