Very clean and easy to read and navigate.
Heh, 'pedagogy' :-) I distinctly remember stumbling over that word for the first time in 2004 when I was coding stuff for Moodle.
There is one little thing with the size of one slide. I am supplying a screenshot.
@clhendricksbc Yes, I checked it out.
I'm not saying it is the case here, but one thing I've noticed people do over the years is import a huge image into their document and then resize it down visually to what they actually need.
That huge file is still in the document, only presented smaller. Times x num of slides...
It's best to first resize the image to something close and then import it.
Photos from digital cams are massive. Good for printing. Screens don't need that resolution.
@gemlog Oh, that's a great piece of advice! I do that...I just import images of whatever size and then make them them smaller on the slides with resizing. I used to import smaller size images and then when I resized them up they looked terrible. So I went the other direction.
And now I see why my files are so darn big!
I will work on this from here on out. Not sure I have time to fix these current slides I'm using today and tomorrow...
"and then when I resized them up they looked terrible."
Yes. This makes sense when you think about it.
If you have a large image, you can throw away information and make a smaller one. 10 dots become one dot with an average of the colours.
If you have a small image, it can't invent the missing information when making the image larger. One 'dot' becomes 10 dots that look like a square the same colour...
So just resize them a little bit bigger than you think you need.
@gemlog But...not sure I have best idea on how to resize images before putting into presentations. If the sites I download them from (eg pixaby or unsplash) offer download sizes that's one thing; if they don't, what could I use to downsize? (I use a Mac by the way)
@clhendricksbc OK, so this may be the thing that will be helpful going forward then.
As it happens I am not a big fan of MS or Apple, so I'm of limited help in recommending software :-(
Is a site I found
GIMP is a very capable replacement for photoshop (unless you have muscle memory from long years of using photoshop and/or Very particular pro requirements) https://www.gimp.org/downloads/Mac.html
I'm sure there must be some one-click resizers for osX on apple/mac, but I can't help
@gemlog Yeah, I don't have anything like that list. I just have a few options, none of which allows me to resize. There is "compress," but it just creates a zip file.
Maybe there is some other way that is fairly easy that just isn't obvious. Maybe I can find it. If not, GIMP works fine.
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