Learn how Cards work within Sway.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: PowerPoint Online
OS: Windows and Mac OS
You can create a new Sway from scratch, or you can also import existing files such as PowerPoint, into Sway. Then you can add various media elements within your Sway using the options explained in our Insert Options in Sway tutorial. Other than the Insert option, you can also work with Cards to insert various elements.
So what is a Card? In Sway parlance, a Card is a container that contains text, images and videos. If you have used Microsoft PowerPoint before, then these Cards are similar to placeholders within that program. Unlike placeholders in PowerPoint though, these Cards within Sway are also available as pre-created Groups. We will explore all these features within this tutorial.
Make sure you first sign into your Sway account. Thereafter open an existing Sway where you can add Cards or create a new Sway -- we choose to create a new Sway. Then follow these steps:
Options within All Cards pane are explained below, as marked in Figure 2, above. Do note that all Cards are divided within three categories:
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