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How to change the default link color in Google Slides?

I have a presentation in Google Slides. Every new link is colored cyan by default and all existing links have this default color as well. How could I change this default color that determines the ...
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How to copy from a protected Google Slide?

I want to copy from a Google Slides presentation, but options to do that have been disabled. I've seen some answers but they either are outdated(the disable JavaScript trick doesn't work anymore), or ...
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Changing font of an entire Google Slides presentation

Is there a way to change the font of an entire Google Slides presentation all at once? If not, this would be a very nice feature to have, and I suggest that google add it. [Note: I am not asking about ...
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Google slides opening link in new tabs

Im trying to not have the links in google slides not open in a new tab (the link in question is google.com, don't question) I tried going into settings and it's not showing up as an answer
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Time until Specified Date

Looking to add an auto-updated amount of time countdown timer into Google Slides with the working script from this question. Getting Setup Go to Google Slides Create a text box, right click to find ...
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How to prevent people modifying PowerPoint presentations with Google Slides when shared in Google Drive?

We create presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, which we share with colleagues in Google Drive. (Note: We use Drive for historical reasons - moving to OneDrive is not currently an option). ...
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Google slides copy object 'with' its animations

I want to copy some objects with animations to another slide 'with' their animations. But I am not sure how to do that. If I copy the objects (ctrl+c) from one slide and paste them into another slide (...
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Is there a shortcut for Edit Master in Google Slides?

Is there any shortcut (keyboard or otherwise) for quickly editing a slide master in G-suite? In Powerpoint one can shift-click the view buttons which works well. I'm looking for something similar for ...
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Is there any way to disable Google slides' text recommendations while typing?

This rage inducing. When you type at nearly 100 wpm, it effectively operates as a subliminal speech smoother and brainwasher. Is there any way to disable Google from this relentless AI-mind clubbing, ...
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How to make hyperlinked buttons change color once clicked in Google Slides?

I am creating a game in Google Slides kind of 'Are you smarter than a 5th grader?' but without the money part, just questions. On the first slide are buttons with categories hyperlinked to questions ...
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Making transparent text in Google Slides

I would like to make my text transparent. I've found only how to make transparent background which is not what I want to achieve.
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Google Slides for non Gmail accounts ... can they copy the presentation and edit?

So essentially, I have spent most of the summer creating a digital notebook for my students. I am using Google Slides for this presentation and want to send the presentation to my students, have them ...
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How to keep a slide presentation theme that you can continually update and version over time

How do you create a slide template in Google Slides that you can add to and alter over time and which makes it easy to create new presentations in that style? In Keynote you do it like this: Create a ...
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How do you present without showing notes to audience on MacBook Air single screen

How do I present a Google Slides presentation via Zoom on a MacBook Air (2021) while viewing the notes only on my screen. I can also utilize Google Meet format; however, I am not familiar with that ...
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How to locate a specific slide using a certain layout in Google Slides?

I have a 38 slide presentation. When examining the Master theme, I can see that there is 1 slide using a specific layout "Big Number". But I don't see any slide that is using that layout. I have ...
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Google slides download animated pdf

Is there the possibility or any workaround to download a pdf of a Google presentation with animations, by keeping the animations as different slides?
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How to sync edits across multiple slides

I'm working on a Google Slides presentation explaining a complex topic. I have a series of about 10 slides where I present a diagram and explain different pieces of it with different call-outs and ...
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How to add text to a shape, such that when you click it or hover over it - it displays some specified text?

Is there a function that allows users to add text to a shape, such that when you click it or hover over it - it displays some specified text? This mouseover text effect via hyperlink works on ...
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How do I make the number to perfectly center to the circle in Google Slides?

I am using Google Slides to create some prototype designs. If the circle is a bit small, the number would not be fit to the center. What should I do?
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Adding equations to Google Slides

In Google Docs' document editor, there's rudimentary support for adding mathematical equations. I didn't find anything like that in Google Slides' editor. Anyone know a workaround?
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Google Slides: how to avoid image compression with loss of quality?

Most images I insert in my presentations are not modified or compressed by Google Slides. But some are compressed with loss of quality, like this one: I can't find the reason why these images ...
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Batch-import folder of images into a Google Presentation

I have a large folder of images (PNGs) that I would like to convert to a Google Slides presentation (one image per slide). Currently, I have found only two workflows that can automate this process: ...
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Link to view PDF version of a Google Slides in browser

I'm trying to create a link to a Google Slides presentation that will open in a browser as a PDF. I've tried changing the end of the URL from edit?usp=sharing to export?format=pdf and a few ...
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How do you present slides (over browser) in Google slides similar to "office presentation service"

I am trying to "present google slides" online.That is, if people only have a browser and a conference line, I give them a link (ahead of time, say over email), they open it and see what I am ...
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How to download a video from Google Slides

How can you download a video that has been embedded in a Google Slides presentation? Background: When exporting to PowerPoint videos are not exported. That's why I want to do that manually. EDIT: The ...
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Is there a way to link/mirror text box content between Google Slides?

Imagine I have a deck of slides with a list of topics to be covered during a presentation: Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 4 This content will be repeated across several slides as I work through the ...
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Custom metadata for Google Drive?

By default, when you look at a list of files in Google Drive you have access to the following metadata: Name Owner Last modified Filesize Sharing (with whom, what permissions they have) I am ...
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How can I modify table row height in Google Slides?

In Google Slides, is there an option to modify the row height in a table?
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How do I change the default font color on paste on Google Slides?

Every time I paste a text onto a specific document on Google Slides, it changes its font definitions, including color to white, even if the color of the original text and the color of the text area ...
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How to export Google Slides speaker notes?

Is there a good way to export the speaker notes out of a presentation in Google Slides and keep the formatting? The things I tried are Printing—this works fine only if the notes are short. Longer ...
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Google Slides Default Paragraph Line Spacing

Google Slides has seemingly changed default paragraph styles in a recent update. Now, after pressing Enter (i.e. inserting a new paragraph), the last line on the previous paragraph gets extra line ...
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Specify line length in Google Slides

Is there a way to specify the length of a line or an arrow or whatever in Google Slides?
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How can I make a hover on link in Google Slides?

Inspired by a YouTuber (Icoso), I decided to try to make a game in google slides. My problem here is that if I want to make a maze game, I need to figure out how to create a link, that by hovering ...
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Split an animated slide into multiple one-slide-per-animation slides

I have an animation-heavy slide and I need to export it to PDF. How can I split the slide into multiple ones such that each new slide corresponds to one animation of the original slide?
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Get URL of image in Google slides

I've inserted an image via URL in Google slides but I don't remember it. Is it possible to get the original source URL of the inserted image?
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Google Slides displays emoji in Black & White

I am using emoji in a slide show. However, when I play the slideshow, the emoji show up in Black & White. Any idea how to fix this? I know I can download the show as a .pptx file but I also want ...
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Preserving text formatting including pictures from Google Slides when copying into Google Docs or other apps used in eBook publishing

How can formatting be preserved when exporting from Google Slides into other apps that are used in eBook publishing such as Docs? The ms was constructed with the usual text and picture boxes in Slides....
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How can I put an equation into a Google Slides and maintain the formatting?

I read a similar question on the Google Docs Help forums, but if I copy an equation that contains a symbol without using an image (such as the ∈ symbol), the symbol goes away in the presentation. Is ...
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Hide slide(s) in a Google Docs presentation?

Can one cherry pick slide(s) to show/hide in a presentation? This feature seems to be missing (or it is UI-fail). The object is to use a single slide deck as the source material for different ...
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How do I rotate text vertically in a Google Slides table cell?

I'm using Google Slides. I would like to be able to add vertical text into a table cell. Microsoft Powerpoint provides this capability. See the screenshot below. How can I do this same action in ...
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How can I set a default font for text pasted into Google Slides?

I know that you can change the font for all predefined layout slides by going to View > Master in the menu bar. However, when I paste new text into my slides, it is still formatted with the Google ...
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Extract slide titles from google slides presentation to create a table of contents

I need to extract all slide titles from a 100 slide presentation to create a table of contents google document. All the slides follow a strict template so the titles are more or less uniform ...
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How to stop GIF animations on Google Slides' slides preview

When using GIF animations on Google Slide, it keeps showing the slides preview with the GIFs in an infinite loop. It's very annoying and attracting attention, is there any reason stopping it from ...
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How can I see statistics for a Google Slides presentation?

Specifically, I'd like to see the amount of visits that it gets and the geographic region. Searching in Google it looks like it was possible at some point but for the life of me I can't find it in the ...
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Google Slides does not stop publishing

I would expect that when I Click Stop Publishing on a Google Slide presentation that embedded links to this presentation would not display or would not show the updates after I stop publishing. ...
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Is there a way to add a linked slide within the same Google Slide presentation?

I'm familiar with the linked slides feature in Google Slides to insert a linked slide from another presentation. This allows edits in the source slide to flow through to the linked slides in the other ...
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How to select smaller objects without selecting larger covered object in Slides or Drawings?

Create a new Google Slides in Google Drive. Add three boxes: Box1 is a larger box, inside of it are two smaller boxes, Box2 and Box3: Then try to select just Box2 and Box3, without also selecting ...
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If Google Drive doesn't count Google documents against storage space, can other formats be embedded or transferred to Google documents?

According to this Google documents (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc.) don't count towards storage used on Google Drive. Does this mean if you copy and past an image or video into a Google ...
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How do I hide the left thumbnail panel?

In Google Slides, I want to hide or remove the left thumbnail panel, as shown below. In Microsoft Powerpoint, you can drag the left panel to be closed, but I can't figure out how to do this in Google ...