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Creating and Managing Slides

In order to have a successful presentation, you would need to create a simple, clear and amazing presentation that are unforgettable for your audience. Having excessive texts, small fonts size and hard to read fonts are what makes your presentation less effective! It’s all about minimal texts with lots of graphics and visuals.

There are two ways you can create a presentation using Visme. You can choose slides from our 800+ customizable slides templates (20+ categories) in the Slide Library or use the Legacy Templates.

You can now add, duplicate, remove, hide, copy, paste and modify the order of your slides with ease using Visme slide manager located at the right panel in the Visme Editor. You can also rename the title of each slide to help you organize your presentation better.

Although slides are often used in presentations, they are also very useful for other things like creating short animations, creating slideshows or galleries.

Creating from Slide Library

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To start a new project, first login to your account. You then click Create New on the top left of the screen in your Dashboard. Select Presentations visual content. You can then choose from two types of Slide Library (Classic and Modern). Classic type is more traditional where Modern type is more minimalist.

Create from our vast library of ready-to-use slides

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Once you have selected one type of the Slide Library, it will direct you to the Visme Editor. Click Slides on the right panel if it has not been opened already.

Slides Panel

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The slide manager will then open on the right panel. This is where you can manage your slides with ease. To add slides to your presentation, click Add Slide at the top right of your screen.

Add slide to presentation

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A window will pop up. In the Templates tab, you will see over 20+ categories of slides.

Add templates from 20 categories

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First thing you need to do is to choose a specific category then click on any slide design that you wish to add. If you want to add a blank slide instead, click Blank Slide.

Choose a category for presentation

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There are two ways you can add slide to your presentation. One way is to hover your mouse over to a specific slide that you want to add and then click Use this slide.

Use this slide

Or simply click-and-drag the slide over to the slide manager. Note: If you use this option, you can click-and-drag multiples slide to your slide manager before you exit the window.

Click-and-drag your slide to slide manager


Creating from Legacy Templates

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To start a new project, first login to your account. You then click Create New on the top left of the screen in your Dashboard. Under presentation visual content, click on Legacy Templates to reveal varieties of Theme templates.

Create from Legacy Templates

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You can then pick one of the theme templates you would like to use.

Choose from our theme templates

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You can always preview the theme template before adding it to your presentation. To preview, hover your mouse over to a theme template. You can then click on the magnifying icon. A window will then pop up to let you preview the slides on that specific template.

Preview theme template

Legacy Template slides preview

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When you have decided on a theme template, click Select Theme.

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Once you have selected a theme template. You are now in the Visme Editor. Open Slides if you have not already. Click on Add Slide.

Add slide from theme template

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A window will open. Under the Theme Slides tab, choose a slide that you would like to use.

Theme slides in presentation


Managing Slides

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To add a new slide, click Slides on the right panel. This will open slide manager and allows you to access the +Add slide.

Managing your slides

Add slide to presentation

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In the slide manager on the right panel, you can click on the gear icon to manage your slides.

Presentation setting options for editing

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Duplicating the slide can save you time if you just want to make some changes to your texts, icons, images while maintaining the same style. To duplicate your slide, click the gear icon and select Duplicate in the dropdown menu.

To duplicate multiple slides, hold down the shift key on your keyboard and click on the slides that you want to duplicate (This will select the slides). You then click on the gear icon and select duplicate in the dropdown menu. Your slides will then be duplicated.

Duplicate presentation slides

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By default, each slide has a name given to it. You may want to rename your slides which can serve as a good reference point for future use. To rename a slide, click on the name of the slide and start to edit your text.

Name your slides

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There may be times when you want to keep slide hidden from the viewers. Hiding a slide is a good way to keep your work accessible when needed. For example, you may not want to present certain slides for particular audience in your presentation, in this case y0u can hide it. To hide your slide, click on the gear icon located on the top left of selected slide in the right panel and then click Hide Slide in the dropdown menu. You will see an eye icon with a slash on it indicating that a slide is hidden.

Hide your presentation slide

Tip: You are unable to see slides that are hidden when you Publish or Download your presentation.

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To delete a slide, simply click Delete in the dropdown menu under the gear icon.

Delete your presentation slide

Tip: You may click an undo button right after you delete your slide to get your slide back. Otherwise, deleting a slide is a permanent action.

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Depending on what template you choose, each slide will have a default slide transition. You can now manage how your slides transition throughout your presentation. To do so, click the gear icon and select Change Transition in the dropdown menu.

Change Transition for your slides

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You will then see a pop up to modify your slide transition.

In advance to next slide option, by selecting On click with a 0.5 sec, it means that after half a second of the current slide, your slide will automatically transition to the next slide.

Slide transition effect

Tip: 1) You can decide if you want the slide transition to applied to all of your slides or just the current one. 2) Each slide can have different transition if you would like.
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