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Customize interface, shortcut and “Show Default” on ProShow

For the vast majority of users, the factory default options are quite suitable and do not need to be customized.

However, as you know, nothing is absolute, so in a few cases when it is left to default it will not be optimal for the job.

The most typical is the default option of Scaling was Fit to frame and Font Default was Arial. With the default options as above, the Picture you add to the Slide will be black border and cannot edit Vietnamese text.

Both of the above problems can be solved through the dialog box Slide Option. However, in this article I will guide you how to customize the default for it.

It also means that from now on, every time you start ProShow the settings will remain the same. You don’t need to go to the Silde Option to customize it again.

In addition, in this article, I will also guide you to customize the working interface of the software and keyboard shortcuts or keyboard shortcuts in ProShow Producer.

#first. Slide / Transition Duration, Transition Effect, Scaling and Default Font

If you pay attention, you can also see the default time of each Slide and Transition is 3 seconds. If you want to change this time then function Show Defaults in Preferences will help you.

Besides Show Defaults also allows us to install Scaling (fixes black border) and default font in Caption.


Perform:

+ Step 1: Into the Edit => select Preferences. In the dialog box Preferences => please choose Show Defaults

+ Step 2: The software gives us some options as follows:

  • Slide Duration Slide timing.
  • Transition Duration time of Transition.
  • Transition Effect Transiton effects.
  • Scaling If there is no vertical image, it should be Fill Frame.
  • Default Font font.

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#2. Customize the interface of ProShow Producer

By default, ProShow Producer 9 has an interface Dark. This interface is currently the trend of most software, especially graphics processing software. This dark theme has some advantages and disadvantages as follows

Advantages Defect
+ Beneficial for eyes and sleep because it emits less blue light

+ Save battery (possible).

+ Create a new and mysterious feeling 🙂

+ Not suitable for old and degraded screens

+ In the case of the space with high intensity of light, the “looking” of software components is quite “tired”

From the advantages and disadvantages above that we will consider to customize accordingly. As for ProShow Producer 9 software, you can do the following:

+ Step 1: Into the Edit => select Preferences

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+ Step 2: Dialog box Preferences appear with the interface as shown below. Then choose Colors.

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+ Step 3: In Saved Color Configurations, please select one of the interfaces that the software provides (Analog, Blue, Candles, …) => then select Open

+ Step 4: You can also customize the interface color details in Tab Colors if necessary. This tab gives us many options such as Window, Box / Tab Text, Editor Editor, …

# 3. Customize keyboard shortcuts / keyboard combinations in ProShow Producer

Similar to office software, graphics software or any other “decent” software allows us to customize its keyboard shortcuts / keyboard combinations and ProShow Producer is no exception.

Steps to be followed:

+ Step 1: In the dialog box Preferences you’ll choose Keyboard + Remotes

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+ Step 2: Take turns to choose (change) commands that the software supports => then press the new key combination that you want to assign => select Done.

Currently, the software only allows us to change some common commands such as Previous Slide, Next Slide, Return To Menu,… never mind.

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After the change is complete, if you are not satisfied and want to restore the default keyboard shortcuts / keyboard combinations of the software, just select Reset to Defaults is done.

# 4. Epilogue

Yes, so I just gave you very detailed instructions how to customize the ProShow Producer interface and keyboard shortcuts in ProShow Producer Alright.

Although the main content of the new article revolves around Show Default (Slide / Transition Duration, Transition Effect, Scaling and Default Font), working interface, keyboard shortcuts / keyboard combinations in ProShow Producer.

However, the Preferences dialog box has quite a few useful features as well. You can list some typical features such as Appearance, Playback, Sound Effects, … If you have time, you should learn more.

Goodbye and see you in the next posts!

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