Left-hand Panel

The left-hand panel contains three areas

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  1. Add Slide Button
  2. Slide Navigation Panel
  3. Panel collapse and expand control

Add Slide Button

The Add Slide button allows you to add a new slide to your pack

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Selecting Add Slide will open the slide selection window

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You can add the following slide types:

When you add a new Slide, the data shown will have no filters, paging or colors applied

Note: You can copy a filter from one Slide to another, or duplicate an existing Slide

Slide Navigation Panel

The slide navigation panel allows you to see the various slides in your pack, with the currently selected slide being displayed on the canvas and highlighted on the panel

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There are a number of functions that can be accessed from the slides on the panel by right-clicking on the slide

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  1. Duplicate slide
  2. Export to PPTX
  3. Delete slide
  4. Filtering
  5. Paging
  6. Change Slide Order
  7. Select All
  8. Copy
  9. Paste

Duplicate Slide

As this name suggests, this action duplicates the selected slide including all applied filter, paging and color settings

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Export Slide

This option replicates the export button located on the Pack Menu and the Export Canvas Content button

When using this export option it defaults to the current slide exported in PowerPoint format

For further detail on export see Export Pack

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Delete Slide

This option deletes the selected slide from the pack. If the pack is not closed after deleting a slide, this action may be reversed using Pack Undo

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Filtering

Filters are applied on an individual visualization basis allowing you to tailor your pack to provide the required detail

Using the copy filter function, you can quickly copy the applied filter settings from one slide to another

For more detail on Filters see Filters

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Note It is not possible to copy or paste filters to or from a Multi Slide

Paging

Like Filters, Paging is also applied on an individual slide basis allowing you to tailor your pack to provide the required detail

Using the copy Paging function, you can quickly copy the applied Paging settings from one slide to another

For more detail on Paging see 9.6 Paging

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Naming Renaming Slide

When adding a slide:

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  1. The slide will be created on the panel as Untitled Slide
  2. With the slide name edit window open to allow the name to be entered
  3. Once named press enter or the tick button to save the name

In addition to the slide title being shown on the relevant slide icon on the left-hand panel it is also displayed at the top of the slide

Hovering over the slide title will reveal the edit icon

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Selecting this icon will open the slide name window for you to edit

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Once the edit window is open the additional controls allow you to clear the slide title, cancel the rename operation or save the change

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You may also press enter after renaming the slide to save it

The amended name will then be displayed on the slide itself and on the slide icon on the left-hand panel

If the slide title is too long to be displayed then hovering the mouse over the ellipsis shown on slide card will display a pop-up will the full slide title

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Change Slide Order

You can also change the order of the slides you have created by using the slide control (six dots) in the top left corner of each slide

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Left mouse click and hold on to the six dots in the top left corner of the Slide and drag and drop the slide to its new position

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Slide Numbering

Slide cards display the slide number to help the preparation of packs

If the slide order is changed the slide number will update automatically

panel collapse and expand

The chevron icon at the bottom of the left and right-hand panels allows you to collapse

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and expand the panel as required

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Copy Slide

In addition to Duplicating Slide it is also possible to copy slides to the clipboard by

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  1. Select the slide to be copied
  2. Right click to open the menu
  3. Select Copy

It is also possible to use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + C (CMC C on Mac) to copy selected slides to clipboard

Paste Slide

Slides that have been copied to the clipboard may be pasted anywhere within the current pack or into another pack by:

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  1. Selecting a slide within the required pack
  2. Right-clicking to open the menu
  3. Selecting Paste
  4. Copied slides will be pasted into pack after the selected slide

It is also possible to use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + V (CMC V on Mac) to paste copied slides from the clipboard

Select Multiple slides

When copying, Moving, Deleting, Duplicating or Exporting slides it is possible to select multiple slides to action

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To select multiple slides hold CTRL (CMD on Mac) and select the required multiple slides

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Consecutive slides can be selected by selecting the first slide and then holding Shift and selecting the last slide.

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Select All Slides

To select all slides within the pack:

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  1. Select any slide
  2. Right click on any slide to open the menu
  3. Select all

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