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May 17, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: Which Font Did I Use?

Let’s say you’re working on a slideshow and you’ve used several different fonts. You want to be consistent when you add more caption layers but can’t remember which fonts you’ve used in previous slides. You don’t need to hunt through those slides to find the fonts you’ve used. Read more

May 3, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: What is a Global Layer?

A Global Layer is present on every slide in your show. It is designated with a “G” and a number on the right side of the layer in the Layers Tab. Each slide in your show has a global Watermark and Background layer by default. The Global Watermark sits above the Transition divider and defaults to empty. The Global Background sits below the Background divider and defaults to a black Solid Color layer. The images in these layers can be changed. They can also be hidden on individual slides by clicking the eye icon. Any layer in your slide can be turned into a Global Layer. Read more

APRIL 26, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: Sections of the Layers List

There are three sections to the Layers List separated by the Transition and Background dividers. These sections determine how layers behave during transitions. Read more

APRIL 19, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: Copying / Moving Layers and Slides in the Advanced UI

 In today’s installment of our Training Tuesday series we explain how to copy and move layers and slides in the advanced UI. Read more

APRIL 12, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: Copying / Moving Images and Slides in the Light and Basic UIs

Today we show how to copy and move images and slides in the Light and Basic User Interfaces. Read more

APRIL 5, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: Creating a simple show in the Light User Interface

In this post we explain how you can easily create a show from scratch in the Light User Interface. Read more

March 29, By Photopia

Training Tuesday: Four different User Interface Modes

We’re starting a new “Training Tuesday” series today. In this first installment we take a look at the four different UI modes. Read more

March 11, By Photopia

Winter Theme Pack

Today we are releasing a new Winter Theme Pack! You can download it directly from the News Section of your Photopia Home Page. This Wizard theme comes with 18 Slide Styles in three themed sets, each with its own Title Slide. There are also 6 new Winter Themed Transitions

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