Highlight Boxes

A highlight box is a special type of object that's used to draw attention to a specific part of an image or slide. Let's add a highlight to this slide, drawing attention to the tablet in the image.

Insert a Highlight Box

  1. Click the Objects button on the toolbar.
  2. Select Highlight Box.
    Insert a Highlight Box
  3. Click and drag the highlight box to move it.
    Insert a Highlight Box
  4. Click and drag the highlight box's sizing handles to resize it.
    Insert a Highlight Box

Format a Highlight Box

  1. Select the highlight box.
  2. Click the Fill color menu arrow.
  3. Select a fill color.
    Format a Highlight Box
  4. Click the Opacity menu arrow.
  5. Select an opacity level.
    Format a Highlight Box
  6. Click the Stroke color menu arrow.
  7. Select a stroke color.
    Format a Highlight Box
  8. Click the Stroke width menu arrow.
  9. Select a stroke width.
  10. Now that the highlight box's appearance has been customized, we can more easily see the effect of the highlight box on the stage.

  11. (Optional) Check the Fill Outer Area checkbox.
    Format a Highlight Box
  12. By default, the highlight box will dim the area within it using the fill color we set. If you'd rather dim everything except what's inside the highlight box.

Modify Highlight Box Timing

  1. Click and drag a side edge of the highlight box bar on the timeline.
    Modify Highlight Box Timing

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