This article will cover how to enhance your recording or conversation on mmhmm desktop, mmhmm web, and mmhmm Studio by adding slides. Read more below to learn how to get started. 

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How to add slides

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While recording a video or in a conversation, click the Slides tab on the top left-hand side of mmhmm.

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Choose your type of slide by clicking between Screen, Text, Giphy, or More (which is a dropdown that contains more slide types). You can even drag and drop or click Browse to upload files from your computer.

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Any slide you share will appear under the "Recently Added" header. This will allow you to quickly re-share these slides in the future by selecting them from the list:

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Types of slides in mmhmm

You can create different types of slides in mmhmm. Click on a slide type below to learn how to create it.

Screen
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Share your computer screen or window by choosing Screen in the "Slides" tab.

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Click and drag the screen share feed to reposition it on the screen or hover over the feed and click the Fullscreen" button to have it fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing, click Close.

Text
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To add a text slide, click on Text in the Slides tab. 

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In the window that appears, write the text you want to be displayed on your mmhmm stage. Then choose between a light or dark theme. When you're ready, click Create.

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Your text will now appear in the mmhmm stage. To edit your text, hover over the text slide and click on the Edit button. Once you've edited your text, click Save to confirm your changes. 

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Click and drag the text to reposition it on the screen, or click on the Fullscreen button to have it fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing, click Close.

GIPHY
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To add an animated GIF to your video or conversation, select GIPHY in the "Slides" tab. Then, search GIPHY to find an appropriate GIF by keyword. Click on your desired GIF and select Add to add it to your video. 

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Click and drag the GIF to reposition it on the screen, or click on the"Fullscreen" button to have it fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing, click "Close".

File from computer (presentation slides, photos, videos, media)

Types of files supported:

    1. PDF
    2. JPEG
    3. MP4
    4. Quicktime
    5. Powerpoint (pptx)
    6. Keynote (key)
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You can import your existing slide decks and other files into mmhmm to enhance your mmhmm for web video. To do this, click Browse in the "Slides" tab.

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You can then navigate to the file on your hard drive and select one to add to your video. To add multiple files simultaneously:

  • On Mac, hold the Shift key down while you click the files you want.
  • On Windows, hold the Ctrl key down while you click the files you want.

Alternatively, you can add files from your computer by dragging and dropping your files into mmhmm for web.

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Photo or video files such as PNGs, JPEGs, or MP4s will automatically appear on the mmhmm for web stage. Click and drag them to reposition them on the screen, or click on the "Fullscreen" button to have them fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing, click "Close".

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Presentation files such as Powerpoint or Keynote files will appear under the "Presentations" header on the left-hand side of the screen. Click here to learn more about importing presentation slides into mmhmm.

Note: This list will also include all mmhmm presentations you've created on the mmhmm Studio desktop app. 

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Click on the presentation you want to share, and then use your mouse or the up and down arrow keys on your keyboard to cycle through your presentation slide deck. 

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Whiteboard

Note: The whiteboard slide type is currently only available on mmhmm desktop and web.

Start a whiteboard to illustrate your point and draw with your audience. Click Whiteboard in the More dropdown menu to get started. 

Hover over the whiteboard with your mouse to reveal the controls. You can choose between a thick or thin brushstroke, eight different colors, and even clear the whiteboard by clicking Clear

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Once you are ready to draw, click and drag your mouse across the whiteboard. Click on the fullscreen button next to Clear to have it fill the entire stage. To stop sharing, click Close

Poll

Note: The poll slide type is currently only available on mmhmm desktop and web.

You can start a quick poll in mmhmm for web by clicking Poll in the More dropdown menu. This will create a poll and add it to your "Recently Added" list so you can share the same poll later.

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Hover over your poll and click Edit to modify its options. You can have up to five options on one poll. Once you've confirmed your poll settings, click on the Edit button again to hide the edit window. 

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Click and drag yourself onto your desired answer to vote in the poll. 

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To close the poll, hover your mouse over the poll and click Close

mmhmm TV

Note: The mmhmm TV slide type is currently only available on mmhmm desktop and web.

Start a watch party by choosing mmhmm TV in the More dropdown. This will reveal a menu where you can select mmhmm videos you have published or videos others shared with you. If you are part of an mmhmm for Teams subscription, you will also be able to watch videos shared on [My Organization]TV. You can also enter a mmhmm video URL in the box at the bottom of the window. Then, click Play to start watching the video. 

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Once you have started playback, you can click and drag the mmhmm video player to reposition it on the screen or click the fullscreen button (next to the Close button) to have it fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing, click Close.

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You can also control playback, speed, and volume by hovering your mouse over the video to reveal the video controls. Click here to learn more about video playback.

mmhmm Camera

Note: The mmhmm Camera slide type is currently only available on mmhmm desktop and web.

Harness the power of mmhmm Studio or Windows by sharing your mmhmm camera. Click mmhmm Camera in the More dropdown to get started. 

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Note: You must have the mmhmm app open on your computer in order for this to work. If you don't, you'll see a message asking you to "launch the mmhmm app." 

Once you've shared your mmhmm camera, choose your desired mmhmm presentation in the mmhmm Studio or Windows app, and it will appear as a visual in mmhmm for web. 

Click and drag the mmhmm Camera feed to reposition it on the screen, or click on the "Size" button below to have it fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing, click "Stop".

Controlling your slides

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Control your slides position and size by clicking and dragging the slide to reposition it on the screen. Click the Fullscreen button to have it fill up the entire stage. To stop sharing the slide, click Close.

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How to reposition slides

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To change the order of your slides, click the slide you want to move and drag it to a new position in the sidebar. When it is in the correct position, let go of the mouse button or trackpad to drop it into place.

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How to delete slides

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To remove a slide, right-click on the desired slide in the sidebar and select Delete to delete it.

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How to use scenes

Note: The scenes feature is currently only available on mmhmm for Mac. 

You may want to position yourself front and center, you may want to switch quickly to a different room, or you may want to get out of the way of your content. To put your content and yourself in the perfect place every time, you can change the room and presenter settings for individual slides.

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To achieve this, click on your desired slide and then select New Scene above the slide tray. This will create a new scene for your slide and will allow you to change the room and presenter controls for this slide. 

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Watch the video below to see how scenes can be used effectively in mmhmm.

 

Don’t see the answer to your question? If you’re having technical difficulties or want to suggest a topic for this guide, click here to submit a support ticket or email us at help@mmhmm.app.

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