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Live Polling in Google Slides: Version 1.0.1 Guess what graduated out of Beta today? Oh, just Poll Everywhere for Google Slides. Now you can add the full-featured extension to your Chrome browser, and get all the power of PollEv Presenter in your Google Slides menu. That means you can… Log into Poll Everywhere from the Google Slides menu barCreate new polls in Google SlidesInsert existing polls as Poll SlidesAnd collect live responses in Google Slides Just like you would in PowerPoint, Keynote, or on the web.

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5 tips for mastering Google Slides Get Google Apps News & Tips Google Slides got a major update this week, adding the ability to edit the master slides for a presentation template. Before, in order to standardize a template for use by others, or to customize a presentation for a topic, you had to make your own template of sorts, editing each type of slide, then copying and pasting to create more that looked the same. With this update, you can now edit the master slide layout, then you can simply add more slides using the ‘New slide’ command (or, the quick add button), and your formatting is done for you. It’s great for organizations who want to keep a uniform template, and for longer presentations where formatting really matters. Here are a few pointers to get it just right. 1.

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