The Slide panel displays all the slides in the current deck and here you can rearrange the slides by drag and drop, add new slides, duplicate slides, delete slides, select which layout to apply to a slide etc. As shown in the first image below a context menu appears on right click which includes in the same options as shown in the top of the Slide panel.
Here we see the Slide panel and the context menu appearing on right click.
Select slide layout
The Slide Layouts is used to select the number of charts to be displayed in the slide, and their shape and size, and if text boxes for slide header, slide sub header and slide footer shall be available.
To select the layout to be applied to the current slide click any of the Layout buttons highlighted in the image below and the Layout selection panel opens.
Here we see where to click to open the Layout panel.
Here we see the Layout panel.
Note: if the current slide contains more charts, or text boxes, than the selected Layout you will lose objects in your slide when applying the new layout. If the slide, for example, contains 4 charts and the selected layout contains 2 charts only the first two charts in the slide are kept and the last 2 removed. If you would like to keep two specific charts you can, before selecting the new layout template, remove the unwanted charts manually and then select the new slide layout.
Here we see the Remove chart option, it is located in the context menu appearing on right click in the chart.
Add new slide
A new slide is inserted by clicking any of the options highlighted in the image below. The new slide is inserted after the current selected slide.
Here we see the New slides buttons
An existing slide can be duplicated which makes is efficient to produce many similar slides. Click any of the options highlighted in the image below to duplicate the selected slide. The new slide is inserted after the copied slide.
Here we see the Duplicate slide buttons
Delete a slide
To delete a slide click any of the delete options highlighted in the image below.
Here we see where to click to delete a slide.
The sort order of the slides can be edited via drag and drop. If the deck contains a lot of slides you can preferably make the slide panel wider to get a better overview of all the slides, the panel is made wider by drag and drop.
Here we see an example of the slide panel where drag and drop is used to edit the sort order of the slides. In this example the panel has been made wider for getting a better overview of all the slides.
The slides can be named to give a better overview in the slide panel when there are many slides. To name a slide: double click the slide number of the slide or use the Rename slide option in the context menu appearing on right click.
Here we see examples of named slides and the Rename slide option in the context menu.
A Presentation mode is available, in this mode the slide area is shown only, the chart settings area and the slide panel are hidden.
Here we see examples of the Presentation mode, to navigate between the slides in presentation mode use the keyboard arrows or the slide navigation panel below the slide area.
Here we see the option to click to open the deck in the Presentation mode.