Forums/Getting Started and FAQs/Frequently Asked Questions

How do I run an event with Power Point slides?

Jon
posted this on June 15, 2011 02:24 PM

 

 

Comments

User photo
Jon
Instant Teleseminar

Once you've created your Power Point or Keynote Presentation, save or export it as a PDF file.

From your Instant Teleseminar members' area, click on My Slides, then Upload  a New Presentation:

Slides1.png

 

Browse to find the file you wish to upload and give it a name:

Slides2.png

 

Once the presentation has been uploaded, it is ready to use during an event.

To show slides during an event, be sure to set the publishing method to "Modern" and make sure the check box "Will this event use slides?" under the modern event settings is set to yes:

Slides3.png


As your event is about to go live, click on the Control Panel and then go to the Slides tab inside the control panel. Note that you CANNOT show slides from the My Slides area in the vertical menu on the left.  Slides are only controlled for a live presentation from the Control Panel using the horizontal menu at the top of the page.

Choose the slide deck you wish to show for this presentation:

Slides4.png


Navigate using the menu on the right or using the arrow keys on the bottom of the presentation screen:

Slides5.png


To see a preview of a slide, mouse over the slide number in the right menu.  Only you see the preview until you click.  Once you click, you are displaying it to your audience:Slides6.png


To highlight specific things on your slide, mouse over the slide that's currently being displayed, and hold down the button on your mouse.  Then drag your mouse across the area to be highlighted.  To clear your highlights, click on the CLEAR button:

Slides7.png

You can change presentations during the event by clicking on the Change Presentation button.  You can show slides from as many presentations as you like, and the system will still record the entire slide show as a single presentation:

Slides8.png

 

The popup version of the slides manager opens a new browser window.  Use the popup slide controls to manage slides, and your main browser window for everything else:

Slides9.png

 

You can give the URL of the popup slide manager to your co-host.  That way they can control slides without having to login to your account:

Slides10.png


Special Note on Making Recordings with Slides

During a live event, navigate to the Slides tab, click on your presentation, and display the first slide.  When you are ready to record, click on the Recordings tab and then click Start Recording.  Then navigate back to the slides tab to continue through your presentation.

NOTE:  IF YOU START YOUR RECORDING BEFORE SHOWING YOUR FIRST SLIDE, THE RECORDING WILL BE "STUCK" ON THE FIRST SLIDE IN THE DECK.

This is a known issue we are working on fixing, but for now you've got to do it this way.

June 15, 2011 02:24 PM
User photo
Susan

If I use the pop up version of the slide manager will my participants only see the full version? The pop up version allows me to look at Q&A or the control panel at the same time I am viewing the slides.

February 26, 2014 12:05 PM
User photo
Diltckd3V8

great info thanks.

April 08, 2014 04:46 PM
User photo
Robin Treasure

I love being able to show slides on this system - it works great. But I'm wondering if there's a way to have presenter notes accompanying the slides that only I can see (just as you can do directly in a PowerPoint presentation). I know I could just have written notes in front of me, but it would make it more seamless to have my notes right on the same screen as each slide. Please let me know. Thanks.

April 12, 2014 11:40 PM