Let’s say I want to make a speaker slide for superman (don’t ask why). To do this:
If you don’t want to use a picture from Google Images…
This is a huge time saver if you tend to copy and paste images between applications!
Sometimes we want to switch things up and try a shape other than square or rectangle. All you have to do is:
Instead of manually adjusting the text box every time you type, go to:
Now the text you type will always fit within the text box!
Okay I’m positive you’ve never heard of this tip before. Did you know that double-clicking the “Paint format” button allows you to apply the same formatting to as many elements as you want? 🤯
Make sure to select the element with the formatting you want to copy first!
(this feature was previously known as "Master Slides," now updated to "Edit Theme")
One example is professional corporate presentations where you need to include a confidential disclaimer or company logo.
To use this function:
You might want to use this function if you have 50 or more slides in a presentation. 😮💨
You no longer have to go through hundreds of Google docs, sheets, and other file formats to search for a single presentation.
When you ONLY want to search for a Google Slides document…
And if you only want to search for files created and owned by you?
To share your slides in presentation mode directly:
This is useful when you need someone to run through a final draft and review it without the need to make any edits!
If you want to make a clean copy for your slides:
I like to do this when I ask my colleague for permission to make a copy of their slides to use as a future template. Totally not stealing 😏
If you need to skip a slide for some reason:
If you want to move a slide to the beginning or end:
To navigate to a specific slide during presentation mode, here are 3 ways:
Press “L” in presentation mode to bring up the laser pointer.
This is useful for when you want to highlight or draw attention to important points on the slide!
To add an interactive Q&A into your presentation:
You can choose to ask anonymously and have the option to upvote or downvote a question. 👍
This feature is great for larger audiences and need to include an interactive element! It is a good way for the audience to write down questions throughout your presentation as opposed to waiting until the very end.
Check out these 10 Google Doc tips to add to your workflow!