How to Create a Word Cloud in Google Slides

A word cloud allows you to visualize a grouping of frequently used words within a body of text. You can then detect the major themes within the text. Google Slides does not have a built-in option for creating word clouds. This tutorial shows you how to create a word cloud in Google Slides using an online word cloud generator.

2 Steps to creating a word cloud in Google Slides

  • Generate a word cloud online
  • Insert the word cloud image into a Google Slide

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How to Save Google Slides as PDF

Sometimes you may want to save your Google Slides presentation in PDF format. It can be useful for sending it by email, having it as a backup, publishing it on a website, or for some other reason. This tutorial shows you how to save Google Slides as a PDF document.

3 Methods of saving Google Slides as a PDF

  • Download option on the File tab
  • Email option on the File tab
  • Print settings and preview option on the File tab

Note: All the methods will remove all transitions, animations, and comments. They will also replace videos with images or frames hyperlinked to the video files.

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How to Change Bullet Colors in Slides

We use bullets in Google Slides to organize our ideas. We can change the color of the bullets to increase their visibility. This makes the presentation more readable. This tutorial explains how to change bullet colors in Google Slides.

2 Methods of changing bullet colors in Google Slides:

  • Change the theme
  • Use the Text Color tool

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How to Insert a Timer in Google Slides

You can insert a timer in a Google Slide to count time down or up. For example, this shows your audience know how much time they have left to answer a quiz. 

Google Slides does not provide a built-in function to insert a timer. This tutorial shows you how to insert a timer in Google Slides.

3 Methods to insert a timer in Google Slides:

  • Add a video of a timer from YouTube
  • Add a video of a timer from Google Drive
  • Use the Slide Timer extension

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How to Add More Fonts to Google Slides

Google Slides has a default set of fonts. Sometimes you want to try other fonts that are not available in the default set of fonts. This tutorial shows you how to add more fonts to Google Slides.

2 Methods to add more fonts to Google Slides:

  • Use the Google Slides More Fonts option 
  • Use a Google Slides add-on

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How to Add and Remove Slide Numbers in Google Slides

Slide numbers in your Google Slide Presentation are useful in helping you navigate. They can also help you refer to a particular slide. Sometimes you may want to remove the slide numbers from all or a few slides. This tutorial shows you how to add and remove slide numbers in Google Slides.

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How to Hyperlink to Another Slide in Google Slides

Hyperlinked slides make your Google Slides presentation more interactive. This tutorial shows you how to hyperlink to another slide in Google Slides. It also explains how to copy, edit, and delete a link.

3 Methods to add a hyperlink to another slide in Google Slides

  • Add a hyperlink to text
  • Add hyperlink to an image
  • Add hyperlink to an external website 

We will also explain step by step how to

  • Test the hyperlink
  • Copy / Edit / Delete an existing hyperlink.

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How to Delete a Text Box in a Google Slide

Sometimes you may want to delete a text box in your Google Slides presentation. This tutorial shows you how to delete a text box in Google Slides.

3 Steps to delete a Text Box in a Google Slides Presentation:

  • Open your Google Slides presentation 
  • Select the text box you want to delete
  • Delete the text box

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How to Add Custom Fonts to a Google Slide

If you want to add custom fonts to Google Slides, you will have to use this workaround. Google Slides does not allow the manual addition, uploading, or embedding of custom fonts.

Custom fonts are usually purchased or designed by the user. This tutorial shows a method you can use as a workaround to add custom fonts to Google Slides. Especially for the heading text.

2 Steps to adding custom fonts to Google Slides:

  • Generate a text image using a third-party font site
  • Insert the text image in Google Slide

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How to Insert a GIF in a Google Slide

You can captivate your audience by adding GIFs to your Google Slides presentation. GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format. It is a bitmap file format designed to display simple images and animations. This tutorial shows you how to insert an animated GIF in a Google Slide. 

4  Steps to insert a GIF in a Google Slide presentation:

  • Open your Google Slide presentation
  • Insert a GIF 
  • Position and resize the GIF
  • Set the GIF format options

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