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Using Slides
Instructions on how to upload slides to Swivl Cloud for use in your lecture recording and how to navigate through slides during a lecture.
Quick links to sections in this article: 
Creating Slides Uploading Slides Syncing Slides to the App Using Slides While Recording

Creating Slides


Step 1:Open your presentation. Click the File tab.

Step 2:Click Save As, then click Browse.


Step 3:Click the arrow next to Save as type: in the popup window. Choose JPEG File Interchange Format (*.jpg).
Step 4:Choose a location for your file and click Save.


Step 5:A popup will appear that asks "Which slides do you want to export?". Click All Slides.


Step 6:Another popup will appear, stating "Each slide in your presentation has been save as a separate file in the folder \\Applications:yourfilenamehere/presentationname.jpg" Click OK.

Your presentation is now ready for upload. 

Uploading Slides


Step 1:Log in to your Swivl Cloud account at https://cloud.swivl.com. If you do not have one, sign up for one here.

Step 2:After signing in, Swivl will open the Dashboard page. Click Library on the left sidebar.


Step 3:Click the stack icon.


Step 4:Click Upload slides.


Step 5:Select all the slides and click Open. Remember each slide of your presentation was saved as an individual .jpg file.

Step 6: Wait for the files to upload, then click Next.

Step 7:Name and add a description to your slides if you would like. Click Save.
You may want to title the slides with the same title as the presentation for easy retrieval later.

Step 8:Your slides have been uploaded and will automatically be added to the slide library on your app as long as the device is connected to wifi.

Syncing Slides to the App


Step 1:Open the Swivl app. Make sure that slides are enabled by going to the Settings icon at the bottom, and scrolling down the the Capture Screen Action Bar section. Make sure Add presentation slides is toggled on.

Step 2:Tap the camera icon at the bottom.


Step 3:Click the Add Slides button.


Step 4:Tap the slides you would like to present.

Step 5:
Tap Rec to begin recording.



Using Slides While Recording


Step 1:Use the button by the stop button to choose to either highlight yourself or the slides. 


Step 2:Click the record button on the side of the marker.You must have the Swivl set up correctly and be connected via bluetooth to continue. Please see Setup for information if you are not currently set up.



Step 3:Once you are recording, advance to the next slide by pushing the right arrow on the marker.


Step 4:
Push the left arrow on the marker to return to the previous slide.


 Step 5:
Push the record button on the marker again to finish your recording. The recording will now be available to upload for sharing.

See Upload Recordings for information on how to upload your video.


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