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Captions

Page history last edited by nfairbanks@wisc.edu 14 years, 1 month ago

 

Comments (18)

nfairbanks@wisc.edu said

at 5:30 pm on Nov 6, 2008

I typed captions, but they're not showing up when I test the slide show. Help!

Kathleen Culver said

at 5:35 pm on Nov 6, 2008

do you see a button for "show captions"?

nfairbanks@wisc.edu said

at 5:36 pm on Nov 6, 2008

Nevermind, I fixed it myself. If anyone else wants to know how to add captions, you just add them under template and they show up automatically.

nfairbanks@wisc.edu said

at 5:37 pm on Nov 6, 2008

Yep, got it. Thanks :)

Kim Dorcas said

at 10:46 pm on Nov 7, 2008

I'm still having trouble getting my captions showing up, even when I mark the "show captions" option. I'm not sure what to do..

Kathleen Culver said

at 1:22 pm on Nov 8, 2008

did you type captions on each slide at the tab marked "slide info" and the sub-tab "captions"?

Andrea said

at 7:30 pm on Nov 8, 2008

How do you italicize words in the captions? ( I have the demo PC version...)

Kathleen Culver said

at 8:44 am on Nov 9, 2008

You can't do ital in any version, but that's ok b/c it's hard to read on the Web anyway.

caitlin said

at 2:01 pm on Nov 9, 2008

i have the caption box marked under the template tab as well as the slide info tab, but they're still not showing up...

rathburn said

at 3:28 pm on Nov 9, 2008

I'm having the same problem with the captions- I have the show captions box marked and I wrote in my captions under slide info- caption- but they don't show up when I play the slideshow...

Kathleen Culver said

at 4:34 pm on Nov 9, 2008

I think I have it. Are they just not showing up in SoundSlides itself? Try exporting and testing in a browser.

rathburn said

at 5:11 pm on Nov 9, 2008

Ok, this may be a dumb question, but how do I export it and test it in a browser?
When I hit export it brings up a lot of files

Andy Groher said

at 5:49 pm on Nov 9, 2008

Don't hit export. Just hit test and I think it should work.

Kathi Gadow said

at 2:20 pm on Nov 8, 2009

do we have to have captions ?

Kathleen Culver said

at 2:40 pm on Nov 8, 2009

Depends on the nature of your slideshow. Some images are self-evident without captions. But the vast majority will have captions.

James Adams said

at 10:32 am on Mar 31, 2010

Whenever I attempt to add a lower thirds attribution, it overlaps the photo credit that I put in the caption space. Is there a way to change the location on the screen of either of these?

Kathleen Culver said

at 10:51 am on Mar 31, 2010

I'm guessing it's b/c people don't often use both captions and lower thirds. But you can easily ask them a question at http://support.soundslides.com/

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