View Tab

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The View Tab allows you to set how the application displays the slide on your computer while you are working on it. It also gives you access to the Slide Master View.

To manage the View Tab:

  1. Select and open an existing question in your quiz or survey or create a new question.
  2. Click the Slide View from the top ribbon.
  3. Select the View Tab from the menu.

There are three sections in the View Tab:

  1. Master
  2. Show/Hide
  3. Zoom


Selecting the Slide Master icon opens the Slide Master View to change the design and layout of the Master Slides.

The Slide Master View enables you to apply themes, background styles, fonts and colors in much the same way as you would for one unique slide, except that you can use the Slide Master View to apply these effects to several slides. By creating a Master Slide, you can use the formatting and layout to produce a consistent style for all your questions.

Available options in the Edit Master section include the following:

  • Insert Slide Master: Click this button to add a new Slide Master.
  • Delete: Click this button to remove the layout from the project.
  • Rename: Click this button to rename the custom layout. The name is shown in the layout gallery when adding slides to the project.
  • Preserve: Click this button to preserve the selected master so that it remains with the project even if it is not used.

Just as with a single slide, you can edit the theme or the background of a Slide Master and format the background.


You can show or hide various features of your slide to help you work more effectively. Options include the following:

  • Ruler: View the rulers, used to measure and line up objects on the stage.
  • Gridlines: Turn on gridlines to which you can align objects on the stage (keyboard shortcut: Shift+F9).
  • Notes: Show the notes. This displays a bar to the right of the slide on which you can click to show a notes window where you can write your own personal notes for this question.
  • Timeline: Show the Timeline to help select individual objects and to change their order, visibility, and timing.
  • Player: View the player on the stage.


  • Zoom: Open the Zoom dialog box to specify the zoom level of the stage. In most cases, you can also use the zoom controls in the status bar at the bottom of the window to quickly zoom the stage.
  • Fit to Window: Zoom the stage so that the content fills the window.