If you’re a frequent user of Google Slides, you may have wondered how to make an image or shape transparent. This can be a useful tool when creating presentations, as it allows you to layer images and text in a visually pleasing way. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to make something transparent in Google Slides.
1. Insert an image or shape
First, you need to insert the image or shape that you want to make transparent. If it’s an image, simply go to the toolbar and select Insert > Image and choose the image you wish to use from your files. If you want to add a shape, go to the toolbar and select Insert > Shape and choose the shape you want from the options provided.
2. Select the image or shape
Once you have inserted the image or shape onto your slide, the next step is to select it. You can do this by clicking on the image or shape.
3. Open the Format Options
With your image or shape selected, go to the toolbar at the top of your screen and select Format > Format options. A sidebar should appear on the right side of your screen with a variety of options for formatting your image or shape.
4. Adjust the Transparency
In the Format Options sidebar, you’ll see a section labeled Adjustments. Under this section, you’ll find a slider labeled Transparency. To make your image or shape transparent, simply slide the transparency slider to your desired level of transparency. You’ll see the changes occur in real-time on your slide, so you can adjust it to your liking.
//Steps to make image or shape transparent 1. Insert > Image OR Insert > Shape 2. Select the inserted image or shape 3. Format > Format options 4. Adjust the Transparency slider under Adjustments section
And that’s it! You’ve now successfully made an image or shape transparent in Google Slides. This useful technique can be used to enhance your presentations and add a professional touch. Remember to experiment with different levels of transparency to find what works best for your presentation’s aesthetic.
Google Slides is a versatile tool that offers numerous features for customization. Understanding how to use these features, such as making images or shapes transparent, can greatly improve your presentation skills. We hope this guide has been helpful and encourages you to explore more of what Google Slides has to offer.