Replace slides in Advanced Editor when PowerPoint presentation was recorded as screen

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Overview

This documentation will go over how to replace PowerPoint slides in the advanced editor when PowerPoint presentation was recorded as screen.

Prerequisites
  • Creator access to Panopto



1. Replacing Slides in Advanced Editor

1.1.  When the .ppt file is recorded as screen (using the option in Recorder “Capture Main/Secondary Screen”), no slides will be available in the Slides tab in the Editor (See Figure 1).

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Figure 1


1.2.  You can check if the .ppt file was captured as SCREEN or as PowerPoint presentation in the Streams tab in session’s settings (Figure 2).

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Figure 2


Note: There are no presentation documents. This means that the slides were captured as Screen (please see SCREEN Tag in the Streams tab).

1.3.  To replace a slide with a new one in this example, you need to edit out the Screen showing the wrong slide and add a new slide that would replace the one from the screen capture.

1.4.  Copy the original session and work on that copy. This will help to avoid any possible unwanted changes.

1.5.  Open the copied session in the Advanced Editor.

1.6.  Go to the Slides tab then choose Add a presentation (Figure 3).

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Figure 3


1.7.  Select Secondary (no audio) (Figure 4).

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Figure 4


1.8.  Click Browse and select the .ppt file saved locally.

1.9.  Click OK.

1.10.  The new .ppt file will appear in the Slides tab.

1.11.  Click on the slide/s (in this example there is only one slide to replace) then click Add (Figure 5).

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Figure 5


1.12.  You will notice in the Timeline that a new stream was added (Figure 6).

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Figure 6


1.13.  Click in the Timeline where the new slide should appear/when it will start. The black line represents the position of the new slide and it can be moved where needed throughout the entire duration of the video (Figure 7).

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Figure 7


1.14.  If the time is OK for you, click OK in the pop-up window (Figure 8).

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Figure 8


1.15.  You can change start time for the slide if you need to at this point (use keyboard arrows to navigate in the time box, < / >) (Figure 9).

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Figure 9


1.16.  After you click OK, the new start time will be displayed next to the slide (Figure 10).

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Figure 10


1.17.  Now that the new slide has been added, we have to edit out the screen capture that contains the old slide. Go to the timeline.

1.18.  Click on scissors icon and edit out the part you want to remove from both video and screen streams (otherwise, the slide will not be showing in the Viewer) below is the Video stream (Figure 11).

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Figure 11


1.19.  Do the same for the Screen stream (slides captured via screen are displayed) (Figure 12). Note: Make sure the time is the same in both the video and screen streams.

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Figure 12


1.20.  Below should be the end result (Figure 13).

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Figure 13


1.21.  The 2 cuts you made will show in the Edits tab (in between 57:42:44 and 01:02:37.36 the video and screen were removed so that the new slide we’ve added above can be displayed instead) Note: The start time for the slide in this case should be 57:42:44 (Figure 14).

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Figure 14


1.22.  Click on Save on top right hand side of the page.

1.23.  Allow some time for the session to re-process.

1.24.  Once re-processed, the new slide will be displayed in the Viewer.