This is embarrassing to admit but I never even thought about using Libre
Office for this task but you're right it would suit our needs perfectly.
Just create a slide and add it to a slideshow.
@Rory, all the PC's are hooked up to their own individual monitors and are
networked. As Rafiq pointed out Libre office will do the trick.
Thanks for the feedback.
On 23 August 2011 14:59, Rafiq Maniar <rafiq.maniar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I took a look at that Orange Valley Systems software to see what sort of
> requirements you're looking for.
>> It seems like it could be easily achieved by using a LibreOffice
> presentation? That's something a secretary could change because they
> essentially already know how to use the software! It seems to have all the
> 'features' of this proprietary software, it's just not marketed as such an
> niche purpose.
>> Honestly I'm amazed that people would pay for something that could be
> implemented so easily with software that's in every business
> (MSOffice/PowerPoint if not LibreOffice!)
>>>>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Mick O'Toole <mickotoole at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Thanks Kae but I was trying to avoid going down the route of using phpBB
>>>> I guess I was hoping that there would be dedicated software out there that
>> could do what I'm looking for. At the moment we're
>> using proprietary software from Orange Valley Systems but I'm trying to
>> away from the proprietary software and on to something Open Source.
>>>> Thanks for the feedback though.
>>>> On 23 August 2011 14:46, Kae Verens <kae.verens at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> > you can always install a web server on an internal machine, and
>> > install a bulletin board such as PHPBB on it.
>> > websites don't always have to be publicly available
>> > kae
>> > On 23 August 2011 14:19, Mick O'Toole <mickotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > Afternoon folks,
>> > >
>> > > I'm trying to implement a site wide notice board that can be easily
>> > updated
>> > > by the company secretary.
>> > >
>> > > Has anyone on the list any experience will implementing this using
>> > > Source software?
>> > >
>> > > Each screen is attached to a computer that is on the LAN. I'd like to
>> > > some dedicated software rather than displaying a website.
>> > >
>> > > The display will be used to show company announcements etc.
>> > >
>> > > Thanks,
>> > >
>> > > Mick
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