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Setting up regular boards

In this walk-through, you’ll learn how to create a Regular Board in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Before setting up a board, make sure to read through our resource article about Boards. What are Regular boards?  Regular boards use a search-focused interface best suited...

Setting up templates boards

In this walk-through, you’ll learn how to create a Templates Board in your content management system and the TeamSlide Web Portal. Before setting up a Board, make sure to read through our informational article about Boards.   What are Templates boards? Templates...

Setting up external images boards

In this walk-through, you’ll learn how to create an External Images Board in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Before setting up a board, make sure to read through our resource article about Boards. What are External Images boards? The External Images board can be used to...

Boards feature

What are boards? Boards allow organizations to separate their content into separate tabs or boards in the TeamSlide add-in. This provides distinct spaces to access content that may serve different purposes. Further, we can implement different interfaces that are...

Slide Library Analytics in TeamSlide

TeamSlide’s analytics capabilities provide valuable insights into your slide management process.  From measuring user adoption, examining common search terms, or determining your most used slides, our reporting feature...

How to Use Metadata in SharePoint

Using metadata in SharePoint is an effective way to keep your content organized and accessible by your team. In this article, we discuss what metadata is, why you should use it, and provide tangible examples and best practices. In addition, we’ll provide specific...

Get Started with Libraries

Creating a Library What are TeamSlide libraries? A library is a container for content (slides, images, videos) that primarily defines its access rights. Additionally, a library can be used in TeamSlide to filter search results and modify search relevancy. 1....

Create a Collection to Insert Slides Together

At times, you may want to group slides so that they will be inserted into your presentation together. Examples include legal slides or mini-stories that require a few slides to communicate like a company introduction or product screenshots. To address this use case,...

Manually Upload Content to TeamSlide

If connecting to a content management system is not an option, you may decide to manually upload content to TeamSlide. In this article, we'll describe how you can do this in the TeamSlide Web Portal. Login to the TeamSlide Web Portal.In the main menu, click Batch...

How to Change a Replication Folder Path

Once you've established a replication task, making specific folders searchable in TeamSlide, you may find that the folder path has changed. Let's walk through how to edit the folder path so that TeamSlide can reconnect to your content. Log into your TeamSlide Web...

Understanding Version Control

When you open a PowerPoint presentation, TeamSlide checks your slides against the slide repository for changes.

TeamSlide syncs with your content management system (i.e. SharePoint, OneDrive, Box, etc) every hour to look for updated content. If TeamSlide finds updates, then you’ll be automatically notified and given the option to update to the latest version.

TeamSlide will automatically alert you if it finds that a newer version of the slide is available.

When a presentation is opened that has one or more out-of-date slides, a version control window will automatically open in the TeamSlide pane. The version control window will indicate the slide number(s) that is out of date, give a description, and will allow you to determine the best course of action.

Note: You can always access the version control window by opening the hamburger menu on the top right section of the pane.

TeamSlide version control overview

If your slide needs to be updated, simply choose from a handful of options.

Click the dropdown arrow to view additional options.

TeamSlide version control options
  • Update: With a click, your slide will be updated to the latest version
  • Insert copy: If you’re skeptical over the changes made and want to compare slides, insert a copy
  • Remove TeamSlide link: Disassociates the slide with the library; you will no longer receive notifications about updates
  • Mark as updated: Let’s you skip the current version; you won’t get a notice until a newer version is available

TeamSlide will also alert you if you’ve locally edited a slide that has now become out-of-date

Note: Changes you make in your content management system are automatically reflected in TeamSlide. Not the other way around.

TeamSlide modification alert

You’ll receive a warning that the changes you made will likely be lost when updating to the newest from your library/content management system. In this case, you may want to first insert a copy of the new up-to-date slide.

Note that TeamSlide only checks slides that were inserted using TeamSlide or subsequently copied. Slides that were never originally inserted using TeamSlide will not be checked for version control.

If you have any questions about how TeamSlide’s automated PowerPoint version control feature works, send us a message at support@teamsli.de!

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