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How to omit skipped Google slides in an exported PDF?

Yes, in another menu. Click File in the Google Slides interface. Go to Print preview. Deselect Include skipped slides. Click Download as PDF.
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Save all Google presentation slides as images

Install ImageMagick (great open source software) Save your presentation to pdf: File > Download as... > PDF Document (.pdf) Convert the pdf to multiple png files using ImageMagick's convert command: ...
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How to select smaller objects without selecting larger covered object in Slides or Drawings?

Holding alt while you select with the mouse only selects the objects that fall fully within the select area (default behavior is to select anything that intersects with the select area). I was able ...
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How to change the default link color in Google Slides?

I had a somewhat similar problem and found the following solution: 1) Open the Master Slide; 2) Select "Colors..." at the top of the Master Slide; 3) At the "Theme colors" dialog (right-hand side ...
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How to add footer to Google Slides?

The option is not explicit but you can do it. Go to Insert -> Text box and make a box where you want your footer, with what you want in it (I suggest centering it horizontally). Then Right-click on ...
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How can I use "Suggesting" in Google Slides?

According to a Google Docs community specialist, the Suggesting feature is only available on Google Docs.
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Batch-import folder of images into a Google Slides presentation

There is a Google Slides add-on for this: Slides Toolbox. It allows you to select multiple photos at once from Google Drive and imports them each as a new slide. No idea who the developer is but it ...
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How to select smaller objects without selecting larger covered object in Slides or Drawings?

I've found selecting one object and then repeatedly hitting tab the best way to select an object (particularly when sending one object to the back would also then make it hard to manipulate). ...
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Adding equations to Google Slides

There is now a Chrome add-on for mathematical equations, but it's not inline. It's named Math Equations
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How to copy image from Google Presentation to local application?

You can download the file as a .pptx, then change the file extension to .zip, decompress it and find the images in the /media folder of the decompressed file.
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Save all Google presentation slides as images

No need to download any additional software if you have Adobe Acrobat, simply... Save your presentation to pdf: File > Download as > PDF Document (.pdf) Open the PDF in Acrobat and then: File > ...
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Google Slides displays emoji in Black & White

Short answer As I understand, the emojis that the OP is talking about are UNICODE emojis. Unfortunately, at this time the Google Slides presentation mode doesn't display them in full color, so instead ...
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How to copy image from Google Presentation to local application?

A much more simple approach is to use the now built-in feature: Google Keep Notepad. Right click image -> 💡 Save to Keep Notepad You can then download from the keep notepad the way you can ...
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How to export Google Slides speaker notes?

I just needed the speaker notes without the main slide content. A persistent web search later and I was pointed to this CreatorStudio add-on which provides exactly that (thanks to this article).
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How to set the delay time for Google presentation slides without publishing it?

When publishing the presentation, you can see that a parameter delayms is added to the URL, with the time you selected, in milliseconds. I just tried an idea and it also works with non-published ...
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URL to create a new Google document from a template

I don't use a template, because more likely I just want a consistent way to create a new document from an existing document - without accidentally editing the original document. I first create an ...
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How can I modify table row height in Google Slides?

The way to do this more consistently is to select the whole table, reduce the size of the font as desired and then go to Format / Format Options. Then under Text Fitting alter the Top and Bottom ...
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How to export Google Slides speaker notes?

From what I can tell, there's not a great way to do this. But here's a decent method for getting there: File Print settings and preview 1 slide with notes Download as PDF Open PDF Highlight all text ...
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Assign size to image in Google Slides

Click on the pictures Click on format options Change the width and height so that all pictures have the same dimensions. Done
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Is there a way to change the default Google Slides animation?

I don't think so. The best workaround is to set the animations on your first slide and then duplicate that slide instead of creating new slides. But you obviously can't apply this to an existing ...
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Embedding YouTube video in Google Slides at specific time

Import your video into Google slides right-click on it select "Format options" in the dialogue on the top right, click on "Video playback" set "Start at"
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Inserting field for current date/time in Google Slides

In case someone else finds this, I was able to automate this using Google Apps Scripts which is available under the Tools menu. Here is the script I made which updates any text box that has the ...
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Making transparent text in Google Slides

While Google Slides does not natively support the functionality of setting opacity on the color of the text, there is a workaround you can use which employs a similar feature which Google Suite does ...
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Making transparent text in Google Slides

To make transparent text in Google Slides : Insert > Word Art Then change the fill and outline colors by clicking on the respective icons and clicking custom then changing the transparency level.
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How can I reassign a comment in Google Docs?

You can achieve reassigning a task from an existing comment thread by adding a new comment starting with +[email address] of who you want to assign/reassign the item to. As you fill in the email ...
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How do I hide the left thumbnail panel?

I had this same question and it seems like Google still doesn't provide the option. If you really need to get rid of it though, you can use this hack as a solution as of May 5, 2020. Open inspect ...
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Assign size to image in Google Slides

Another method I used is Guides. Enable Guides. This option is found under View -> Guides -> Show guides (Ctrl + Alt + E Ctrl + Alt + G) Show Ruler. This option is found under View -> Show ...
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Google Slides displays emoji in Black & White

As a workaround, I inserted the emojis as images by copying them from emojipedia. This is the only way to get exactly the emojis I needed.
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How can I reuse a background in Google Slides?

If you want to apply that image to all slides you can change the "master slide". If you just want to apply it to some of the slides, I think the easiest way is just to copy that slide with the image ...
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