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Editing with others in Prezi Meeting

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Yet another unique feature of Prezi, is the ability to have And as I start typing the name, Shae's And there she is.

Editing with others in Prezi Meeting

Yet another unique feature of Prezi, is the ability to have up to ten people working in a Prezi, at the same time. Editing, designing and structuring ideas together. This is great because each person can be working on their own part of the Prezi and everyone can see their updates. Whether they're across the desk or around the world. All in real time. To setup a collaboration, you need to invite others. You can do this within the Prezi editor under the Share menu. Click on that and choose Share Prezi. And this dialogue will come up prompting you to share your Prezi.

You can add specific people and choose if you want them to just view your Prezi or help you edit it. People that you add here will have to have a Prezi account to login and see your Prezi or to work on it. If you want to share it with anyone not requiring a Prezi account, you can give them this link here. Now, by clicking on this link, they'll just see the presentation and move through it on their own, it won't be a collaboration session. Okay, so back to collaboration, when you add someone to this list they'll get an email inviting them to the Prezi. This Prezi will also appear on their, your Prezis page.

Under Prezi's shared with me. So I'm going to go ahead and add someone to this Prezi. And as I start typing the name, Shae's name comes up, because I've shared with her before. And I will set her, not as a viewer but as an Editor. because I want her input and I'll click Add. And now it sent her an email and it's also going to be added to her your Prezi's page. So she can just click the link and join us. So once I have all the people added that I want, I'll click the X to close this dialog box, and just wait for her to come online.

And there she is. You can see now that she's joined the Prezi. The Collaboration menu on the right-hand side has appeared, and her avatar is also on the screen so I can see where it is that she's working right now, where her mouse is. So I'm going to do a little bit of work here. I'm going to rearrange a couple of frames, here. While she does something else. And I can see that she's changed the size of the video. Which I can understand. It's nice to have a nice big video, but I think it's a little bit too close to my logos. So,I'm going to grab it and move it around a little bit here.

Just get it adjusted just right. Maybe not quite that big. There. So as you can tell, any changes that these editors make will be visible to everyone editing the Prezi. As the creator of the Prezi, you're still the owner. And people you share it with are considered coeditors. They can edit, rename, and share the Prezi, but they can't delete it. Here are some tips for collaborating in Prezi. Be sure to work on separate areas of the prese so you don't overwrite each other's work. If you're working on related parts, it can be very helpful to talk to your collaborators while your'e working.

So, I suggest using a secondary service such as Skype, or Google Chat, or just a plain phone call, so you can be in communication while you're editing together. Make periodic backups of your Prezi as well, by downloading an edible copy. I always do this in case we decide to go back to a previous layout or path. Or if one of my collaborators messes something up. It happens. So, you do that here,up here in the Share menu. And just download the portable Prezi. You can also initiate a collaboration session from the Prezi Preview page on prezi.com.

Below your Prezi preview, click the Share button, and then you can access the same sharing dialog that we had in the editor. Prezi's real-time collaboration can be a great way to get input from a team or brainstorm together on a virtual whiteboard, making it feel like you're all together in a common workspace.

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Up and Running with Prezi

47 video lessons · 22795 viewers

Lisa Larson-Kelley
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  1. 5m 5s
    1. Welcome
      39s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      1m 14s
    3. Following along in this course
      2m 35s
    4. Dealing with updates
      37s
  2. 8m 24s
    1. What makes a good prezi?
      2m 48s
    2. Planning your presentation
      2m 47s
    3. Best practices
      2m 49s
  3. 7m 22s
    1. Understanding the online editor
      1m 22s
    2. Using the Prezi desktop
      6m 0s
  4. 19m 9s
    1. Creating an account
      2m 33s
    2. Creating prezis
      4m 15s
    3. Understanding the interface
      8m 9s
    4. Navigating the interface
      1m 3s
    5. Moving, scaling, and rotating with the Transformation tool
      2m 4s
    6. Understanding Home view
      1m 5s
  5. 10m 55s
    1. Using the Theme Wizard
      4m 45s
    2. Understanding 3D backgrounds
      1m 49s
    3. Importing from PowerPoint
      4m 21s
  6. 21m 25s
    1. Creating text
      4m 10s
    2. Creating frames
      3m 16s
    3. Drawing shapes
      5m 27s
    4. Adding diagrams
      4m 5s
    5. Adding web links
      4m 27s
  7. 11m 54s
    1. Rotating and aligning elements
      5m 3s
    2. Layering elements
      1m 28s
    3. Grouping elements
      5m 23s
  8. 24m 23s
    1. Inserting images
      6m 43s
    2. Inserting video
      5m 3s
    3. Inserting sound
      1m 59s
    4. Inserting Flash files
      2m 54s
    5. Inserting files
      2m 23s
    6. Organizing assets
      1m 35s
    7. Navigating and rearranging with paths
      3m 46s
  9. 5m 29s
    1. Autoplaying the presentation
      1m 52s
    2. Adding frame animations
      3m 37s
  10. 5m 34s
    1. Editing with others in Prezi Meeting
      3m 43s
    2. Presenting remotely
      1m 51s
  11. 10m 2s
    1. Publishing your prezi
      2m 1s
    2. Configuring privacy settings
      2m 36s
    3. Embedding a prezi in a web site
      1m 59s
    4. Downloading a portable prezi
      3m 26s
  12. 9m 5s
    1. Approaches to presenting
      3m 6s
    2. Presenting from a browser
      1m 8s
    3. Portable prezis
      1m 21s
    4. Presenting from the desktop
      1m 43s
    5. Using Smart Zoom
      1m 47s
  13. 54s
    1. Next steps
      54s

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