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Introducing the user interface of the Presentation Editor

The Presentation Editor uses a tabbed interface where editing commands are grouped into tabs according to their functionality.

Main window of the Online Presentation Editor:

Online Presentation Editor window

Main window of the Desktop Presentation Editor:

Desktop Presentation Editor window

The editor interface consists of the following main elements:

  1. The Editor header displays the logo, tabs for all opened presentations with their names and menu tabs.

    On the left side of the Editor header, the Save, Print file, Undo and Redo buttons are located.

    Icons in the editor header

    On the right side of the Editor header, along with the user name the following icons are displayed:

    • Open file location Open file location - in the desktop version, it allows opening the folder, where the file is stored, in the File Explorer window. In the online version, it allows opening the folder of the Documents module, where the file is stored, in a new browser tab.
    • View Settings icon View Settings - allows adjusting the View Settings and accessing the Advanced Settings of the editor.
    • Manage document access rights icon Manage document access rights - (available in the online version only) allows setting access rights for the documents stored in the cloud.
  2. The Top toolbar displays a set of editing commands depending on the selected menu tab. Currently, the following tabs are available: File, Home, Insert, Collaboration, Protection, Plugins.

    The Copy icon Copy and Paste icon Paste options are always available on the left side of the Top toolbar regardless of the selected tab.

  3. The Status bar at the bottom of the editor window contains the Start slideshow icon, some navigation tools: slide number indicator and zoom buttons. The Status bar also displays some notifications (such as "All changes saved", etc.) and allows setting the text language and enable spell checking.
  4. The Left sidebar contains the following icons:
    • Search icon - allows using the Search and Replace tool,
    • Comments icon - allows opening the Comments panel,
    • Chat icon - (available in the online version only) allows opening the Chat panel,
    • Feedback and Support icon - (available in the online version only) allows contacting our support team,
    • About icon - (available in the online version only) allows viewing the information about the program.
  5. The Right sidebar allows adjusting additional parameters of different objects. When you select a particular object on a slide, the corresponding icon is activated on the right sidebar. Click this icon to expand the right sidebar.
  6. The horizontal and vertical Rulers help you place objects on a slide and allow you to set up tab stops and paragraph indents within the text boxes.
  7. The Working area allows viewing the presentation content, entering and editing data.
  8. The Scroll bar on the right allows scrolling the presentation up and down.

For your convenience, you can hide some components and display them again when necessary. To learn more on how to adjust the view settings, please refer to this page.

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