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x/tools/present: add footer template #20946
The Go Present tool lacks the ability to add a "footer" to each slide page. Having such functionality is required at some companies for internal presentations, e.g. for marking the slide deck as confidential. Such a template could also be used to expose other metadata about the specific slide such as the slide number.
I would like to implement a change to the slide format specification that enables the definition of a footer element.
It might also be useful to add the ability to turn off the footer for a specific slide.
I will update this proposal with specific proposed specification changes if this functionality is generally agreeable.
Update - Proposal
I propose being able to optionally add to the Author block of the title slide:
The author section may also contain a footer element. The foot can be broken into three segments with justifications using the pipe (
I was unable to come up with a clean way to have some form of
I figured I would add this comment to this particular issue since it seems relevant, but has anyone considered lifting and cleaning up the functionality from https://github.com/davelaursen/present-plus into the present tool? I am currently using present-plus, which seems to be abandoned. But it is extremely useful. I was able to completely replicate my own companys marketing demo template as a theme, including the custom footer with our logo. I was able to do all kinds of things like improve the sizing of the code view and various margins and sizes.
Having the ability to define optional present templates be part of the official tool would be amazing.