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  1. 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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      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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        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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          • Enhanced performance of GIF files

            … Would be great if GIFs only played on page load rather than playing constantly. They often end up half way through when you get to that slide.

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              1 comment  ·  Admin →

              GIFs now start playing when their containing slide is shown. This ensures they’ll always start from the beginning.

              This logic is applied to both on-slide and background images. However restarting GIFs used as background images does not work in Firefox.

            • 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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                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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                    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 */

                                }

                                9 votes
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                                • Scala highlighting in code editor

                                  Add syntax highlighting for Scala code

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                                  • Page numbers on slides

                                    Add the option to have page numbers at the bottom of each slide (separate from the progress bar setting).

                                    People viewing a presentation could then refer to particular slides by number when they ask questions.

                                    87 votes
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                                    • Allow image source to be a URL instead of upload

                                      Ability to have images use url for the image source, rather than requiring an upload.

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                                      • Hyperlinks

                                        I would like to keep hyperlinks live within slides. Can this be dome?

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                                        • Share deck with speaker notes visible

                                          share slideshow with speaker notes visible

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