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  • Adam Behringer

    Seattle, Washington USA

    Adam is the founder of BEEDOCS, an artisan software company that makes great timeline software for Mac OS X.

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Timeline Presentation

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

We've been experimenting with some interesting new ways to display timelines. In particular, I have been playing with design ideas that will allow the presentation of large timelines one event at a time in a classroom / lecture type setting.

I would love to hear your feedback about the ways that you present your timelines now. Are you printing them out, putting them into a PowerPoint, or displaying them in the full screen Presentation Mode? How do you share your work with your audience and what are the challenges? Would you find value in a mode that allowed you to step through each event one at a time in a presentation? I'd really appreciate your feedback using the blog comments or in e-mail.

Also, as I am working on new designs it would be very helpful to have a selection of real-world timelines to test against. If you are a Bee Docs' Timeline customer and reading this blog, would you take a minute to send me a copy of your favorite timeline document? It would be great to have a variety of subjects and timeline styles to test against.

My e-mail is Adam at Bee Documents dot com. Thanks!


Event Links Demo Video

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Here is a video that shows how to use Bee Docs Timeline to make interactive timelines using event links. It also shows the creation of an interactive PDF timeline, a brand new feature added in the latest update.

View the PDF created in the demo