How to Change Layer Order in Google Slides

The drag and drop nature of organizing elements on a slide in Google Slides can create a situation where a slide object is being hidden by another object. Often this can be resolved by simply moving those objects so that they aren’t overlapping, but you may have something, such as a text box, that you […]

Why Isn’t a Slide in Google Slides Showing During a Presentation?

Are you working on a presentation in Google Slides and you have it all ready to present to your audience, but a certain slide isn’t appearing when you are practicing the presentation? This is occurring because that slide is currently hidden from the presentation, and is being skipped. Fortunately this is a setting that you […]

How to Reset a Picture to Its Default State in Google Slides

It’s rare that you will have a picture that you want to use in a presentation that doesn’t require any kind of editing. You can perform a lot of advanced image editing in programs like Photoshop, but you can also do a lot of common edits in applications like Google Slides. But you may eventually […]

How to Insert a Circle in Google Slides

Slideshow presentations that you create for school or work often require a number of different elements. These could be tables, pictures, or even videos, all of which can be added with the tools in Google Slides. But you might find that you need to add a basic shape to your presentation, and you might be […]

How to Change the Theme in Google Slides

The theme that you use in a presentation can dramatically alter the overall appearance of your content. Great content can appear bland on a boring theme, but the correct theme can make everything look better, and make the presentation seem more professional. It’s possible that you have already applied a theme to your presentation, or […]

How to View Slides as a Grid in Google Slides

The standard view in Google Slides shows the currently-selected slide at the center of the window, and it consumes the majority of your screen space. You can also see a scrollable list of slides at the left side of the window, which allows you to navigate to the slide that you want to edit. Occasionally […]

How to Set a Transition for a Slide in Google Slides

The default behavior of your slides when you are giving a Google Slides presentation is to simply switch between them. But if you have watched other presentations, or if you have used transitions in other presentation software, then you might be curious about adding a more interesting effect as you switch between slides. In Google […]

How to Rotate a Picture in Google Slides

Sometimes a picture that you have, either one that you took with a camera, or one that you found somewhere else, won’t be rotated properly. This is something that you can fix in image-editing programs, but the use of an additional application cab be a little tedious, and you may be looking for an easier […]

How to Recolor a Picture in Google Slides

Is a picture in your slideshow missing something, but you aren’t sure what? While images can be beneficial for the purposes of a presentation, then image that you currently have might not be what you want. You may have considered editing the picture, but that can be time-consuming and involve software that isn’t easy to […]

How to Hide the Background When Printing in Google Slides

Formatting your presentation with a background in Google Slides can make it much more visually appealing when giving that presentation on a computer. The addition of colors and patterns often makes your information look better, which will improve the way that your audience evaluates your presentation. But the crispness of visual displays often doesn’t translate […]