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  1. add support for Wistia embedded videos (specifically AutoPlay feature)

    You offer AutoPlay for YouTube and Vimeo only, while Wistia, being a well known runner up, doesn't offer one.

    Sure, you could use parameter ?autoPlay=true, but Slides.com does not play nicely with that and starts playing all iframes as soon as presentation loads, instead of when entering slide.

    That bug is solved by using the provided AutoPlay feature, which is currently not offered for Wistia.

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      completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to rotate elements

      It'd be great if there was an option to not only resize, but also rotate elements (eg images, text boxes etc.)

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      • Allow the user to select multiple items

        It would be useful to be able to command-click to select more than one object at a time. I have been trying to make some cool shapes, but sadly I have to remake them every time I create a new slide piece by piece!

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        • Ability to add directed lines and arrows

          I would love the ability to add simple lines with arrowheads to point from one element to another on my slides.

          I am requesting this here because there really is no simple workaround. Users are forced to paste an image of a line with a 38° tilt and an arrowhead.

          Of course, no line tool would be complete without dashed and dotted styles. Thank you for considering this suggestion.

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          • Link to knowledgebase from editor

            Add a giant question mark on the editor window that links to the knowledge base: why do I need to go the slides.com for this?

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for the feedback! A link to the knowledge base and help forum has been added to the bottom of the sidebar.

              There was already a support link there but it’s only been visible to Pro users up until now. If this ends up increasing our support ticket queue too much we may have to revise. We’re a small team and have to prioritize speedy support for our paying customers.

            • full navigation control for remote control

              While using phone as remote control would be nice to have the horizontal AND vertical controls...sometimes I use vertical slides as optional stuff I might want to skip...with remote it just plays them all.

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                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Thanks for the feedback.

                It’s actually already possible to navigate both horizontally and vertically using the remote control view. Try swiping in the direction that you want to navigate. Tapping on the other hand steps through all slides in the presentation, both vertical and horizontal.

              • Add YAML to the list of languages for syntax highlighting (code editor)

                YAML's pretty common these days, I was surprised it isn't there.

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                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately this isn’t possible since YAML isn’t supported by the syntax highlighting library that we’re using (highlight.js).


                  UPDATE: YAML is now supported by highlight.js and available in the Slides editor.

                • Copy individual slide between decks

                  Making slides is usually a matter of copy-and-paste from an old deck into a new deck (at least in Powerpoint). Copying is either a selection of elements from a slide, or one or more complete slides.

                  However I found it impossible to do copy-and-paste between different decks at slides.com. It is possible to clone an existing one - but what if it is too late or I want to copy from multiple sources?

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                  • Ability to change or remove block background colour

                    In this presentation (only one slide) http://slides.com/zooomez/wow I have created an iframe containig an animated wowslider on a white background.

                    It seems the iframe has a background colour (#f0f0f0).

                    How can I remove this background or set its colour to #ffffff ?

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                    • Give us an option to not preload a slide

                      I have a large presentation file with many iframes to demo content within.

                      This causes the load of the presentation to lag whilst it spends ages preloading all of the content.

                      Either give us a global switch to not preload or perhaps a control within the 'iframe' option that allows us to determine if the content is preloaded or loaded when the slide comes into view.

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                        5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Just confirmed this to be working. Iframes are only loaded for the three nearest slides. This is checked every time you navigate, if a new iframe appears within the 3-slide distance it will start loading.

                      • Ability to set line-height

                        Provide an interface option for configuring the line-height of text.

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                        • Better quality for PDF export

                          Could we choose the PDF export quality (in pro version) ?
                          For now, the assets (images) are really poor quality :/

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                            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            PDF export quality has been greatly improved and all font families and styles will now come through in the output.

                            We replaced our whole PDF generation pipeline with new software. This change means that quality is higher and presentations will look identical to how they do in a modern browser (Safari 8 to be specific).

                            This also applies to deck thumbnails.

                          • Accept speaker notes from imported html file

                            given the <aside class="notes"> block used by reveal.js, it should be straightforward to accept speaker notes from imported html file, at least for the first 300 characters of the notes in each slide.

                            Very surprised that accepting also the speaker notes from an imported file is not supported!

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                            • Export HTML Including Assets for Offline

                              HTML export into ZIP file with all assets such as images, JS, CSS, fonts, etc. The current HTML export only gives you the HTML where the assets are still online. I would still need the internet to run it.

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                                ZIP download is now available in the editor Export panel! The downloaded archive includes all of the JS, CSS and images required for full offline access. This also provides a neat package for those who want to host their own content.

                                This feature is only available for Pro and Team users.

                              • Duplicate slides

                                Be able to duplicate single slides would be great.
                                For e.g. when changing only one word it will be much easier than copy paste each slide content and position it.

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                                • Image Library

                                  Uploads Library. It would be nice to have a section where I can see and manage images I have uploaded. This would be great to re-use my own images on different presentations without having to upload multiple times.

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                                  • Remove the character limit on speakers notes.

                                    Or at least raise the limit. 200 characters is debilitatingly small. It significantly reduces the usefulness of the tool!

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                                    • Share without ability to fork

                                      Hi!
                                      I would like to have the ability to share my decks without the ability for other users to fork it. Is this possible?

                                      One option would be to set the deck private but is there an alternative so that other people can still see my decks?

                                      Br, Lauri Hellsten

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                                      • Add custom css selectors to elements

                                        I would love the ability to be able to name elements with that name being applied to the presentation element (including the slide background) as a css class selector.

                                        The purpose for this being to apply individual transitions & animations with CSS to specific elements only, for instance I may which to cycle the slide background color through a range of colors.

                                        To save on system resources this would only apply to the present slide e.g.

                                        .present.customSelector {

                                        /* Apply custom css */

                                        }

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                                        • Scala highlighting in code editor

                                          Add syntax highlighting for Scala code

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