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  1. Make the "Edit" button a link to support opening decks in new tabs

    I often want to open up multiple decks for review/editing. I'd like to be able to "ctrl-click" the Edit icon to open in a new tab... but since they are buttons and not links, this doesn't work. Can you change them to a link styled as a button to support this? Thanks!

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    • Add TypeScript syntax highlighting

      Would be great to see TypeScript and Flow added as supported syntax languages!

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        We’ve added TypeScript to the list of syntax highlighting languages.

        Flow isn’t supported by the software we use for syntax highlighting (highlight.js) so unfortunately we’re not able to add that.

        Thanks for the feedback!

      • Mark/ copy more than one element at one time from one slide to another in the same deck

        Is there any possibility to mark or copy more than one element at one time from one slide to another in the same deck? Normally you do this with STRG/ CTRL (holding and clicking) but this doesnt work - or just for me? Hope it works and I just don't knot the proper shortcut. Otherwise I hope this post is new and is not existing already.

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          Hey! This is already supported, the shortcut is SHIFT + click. We also support CTRL/CMD + A to select all.

          One more option is to click and drag on the empty canvas, this way you can select all elements within an area.

        • Sync video in live mode

          The new video functionality is great! In order to use non-autostart videos in the speaker view mode, it would be good if starting the video in speaker view would also trigger a start in the live view. If cumbersome to arrange with controls, it is enough to have an option "play on click".

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          • expand the speaker note canvas.

            I'm currently drafting them in a separate app and copying/pasting due to the limited window size.

            It would be wonderful to have more space along with toggle and export features as suggested by others.

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              You’re right that the note input window was way too small. We’ve increased the size to more than double what it was previously.

              The plan is to make it possible to toggle the notes window on and keep it visible as you step between slides too, which I think will make for a much better workflow.

              Thanks for the feedback.

            • Rename fork to copy or duplicate

              The word "fork" is very technical, so it appears odd to non-technical users, which is what it seems slides.com is for as opposed to reveal.js. In some places you already use copy in place of fork. It would be great to use copy everywhere. In particular on the presentation screen where it says "forked from ____" it would be great to either have the option of hiding this information of not using the word fork.

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                1 comment  ·  Admin →

                I agree “fork” is a very technical term and, as you pointer out, we started referring to it as “copy” in a few places. I just went ahead and replaced the rest of the places where we said fork. Take a look and let me know if you notice any errors.

              • Show titles on the presentation previews

                It would be nice to see presentation titles on the main page. They're shown on the profile page but not the home page. They could be shown in a similar fashion as the author is now. When you have a lot of presentations that looks similar (most of ours are based on a few templates) this would make it easier to quickly find what you're looking for.

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                • background iframe

                  When an iframe is added to the background(advanced feature) it displays perfectly. However it appears that the <div class="slides"> is blocking all the input to the iframe. Im wondering if this is the intended functionality or if it would be possible to still interact with the iframe background.

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                    We just revised how this works. From now on, you will be able to interact with a background iframe as long as the slide itself is completely empty. If there is slide content in the foreground, that will take precedence and prevent you from clicking through to the iframe background.

                    Hope that makes sense and thanks for the feedback!

                  • Save latest code theme

                    Save latest selected code theme like you already save code language.

                    It will save users time and make UI more consistent.

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                      Good feedback, thanks. I’ve updated the theme selector to pick its defaults based on existing code blocks, just like language selector works.

                    • Make it possible to set background-position

                      Make it possible to set the background-position of a background image. In particular I need to be able to specify the equivalent of data-background-position='bottom right'

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                        Great idea. I needed a break from what I was doing so I went ahead and added this. Reload the editor and you should see this new option next to where you pick background size.

                      • Give users the ability to choose a presentation size

                        You really need to give users the ability to choose a presentation size. The reason this is is that you need to give user the ultimate freedom with their designs and right now you box them into your own grid which constrains my ability to design.

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                        • Change the wording in the color picker from "Less options" to "Fewer options"

                          because "less" is used with non-countable nouns whereas "fewer" is used with countable nouns. Since "Options" is countable, it should be "Fewer options".

                          http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/less

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                          • Upsizing for embedded decks

                            I think it would be very useful to be able to upsize a deck embedded into a personal site, blog or news article.

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                            • Include default code language in deck settings

                              Add default code language to deck settings so that language will be the default selected when a code block is added to a slide

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                                1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                Great feedback, this is a pain point I’ve been meaning to address.

                                From now on we remember the last language you selected and use that as a default for any new code block you insert. When you reload the editor, we default to the language used in the first code block we find in the deck.

                                Note that you’ll need to reload the editor to see this change.

                              • modify lines to dashed or dotted

                                I love that we can now draw a line, but it's helpful to make them dashed or dotted.

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                                • borders on shapes

                                  I often use shapes like circles and squares to create a basic diagram, and it would be useful to add an outline, so that I can have a white or transparent box with a thin dark border.

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                                  • Disable iframe video in speaker view

                                    When using Speaker View on a slide with an iframe video set to autoplay, the video plays on both the speaker view and presentation view. This is particularly problematic due to the audio being doubled. I suggest not displaying the video in Speaker View. Instead display player controls. This would be helpful if not using autoplay.

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                                      This has been fixed – autoplay is now ignored in the speaker view. Thanks for the suggestion!

                                      Feel free to submit a new idea if you also want to suggest the addition of video controls.

                                    • Add Elixir as one of the languages supported by syntax highlighting.

                                      Elixir is already supported by highlight.js.
                                      Love, love, love slides.com. Amazing tech!

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                                      • Allow Team plan accounts to login through Google / Facebook

                                        Currently, when clicking on the Login from a team profile page, it shows the form without social login (e.g. no Google Apps login). Hence, my login looks like this, every time: http://g.recordit.co/4HWx9c20FM.gif

                                        It'd be nice to see the same Login page as the one that can be reached from the homepage.

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