How to zoom out to overview?


#1

The Knowledge Base shows that there is an animation option called “Zoom out to Overview.” The animation options change according to what you have selected. It seems that whatever I have selected I never see that option. What do I need to select in order to zoom out to the overview or to a topic or subtopic?

Robin


Topic to Subtopic to Topic to Subtopic
#2

I believe you have to be already zoomed in on something, so it would come after a ‘zoom to’ or ‘add zoom area’ has already been added, have you tested that?


#3

Thanks for your response. From a zoomed area I see the option to “Zoom out to page” but not to “Zoom out to Overview.”


#4

For that I’m pretty sure you have to be zooming in & out from the overview page & can’t be in a topic/subtopic level, maybe check that out &/or Prezi can confirm or deny when back online.


#5

You’re right. I tested it. You can only zoom out to overview if you have zoomed to an area ON the overview. Wouldn’t it be great if we could zoom out to a topic or overview from within a subtopic? If Prezi would add that it would resolve a few of the issues of not being able to adjust the path.


#6

2 posts were merged into an existing topic: Topic to Subtopic to Topic to Subtopic


#7

I’m trying to do this, too. I’m wanting to record my prezi for the video part of a podcast where I’m going to zoom in on three sections of a piece of text to discuss them. One of those sections needs two subtopics. Ideally, I need to be able to show the whole text, zoom in on section 1, pan to section 2, zoom in to subtopic 1, zoom out to text section 2, zoom in to subtopic 2, zoom out to text section 2, then pan to text section 3.

Like so many others, I was used to Prezi Classic, where this was easy, and when I planned the project in my mind, I was counting on being able to manipulate the field of view freely. The workarounds suggested so far here would mean I’d need to zoom in to my first subtopic, then click the back arrow to get to my topic. . . where I’d have to click through all of its animations to get back to the section of the text I wanted.

This help page says that Zoom to overview, topic, and subtopic are in fact now options: https://prezi.com/business/kb/create-your-prezi/using-zoom/#zoomouttooverviewtopicorsubtopic . If that’s true, wonderful. I don’t have them, though. Anyone know what’s going on with this?


#8

@Amateur_Bomb_Museum what you’re trying to do is currently not possible, I’m afraid. I apologize if that section of the article was misleading!


#9

A post was merged into an existing topic: Topic to Subtopic to Topic to Subtopic


#10

Thanks for bringing our attention to this, @Amateur_Bomb_Museum. The article section is about zooming out on the level you’re on (e.g. after having added a Zoom to area), not out to the parent topic (e.g. to a topic after a subtopic), but isn’t particularly clear about this, we agree. We’ll update it soon to avoid confusion. Thanks again.


#11

Hello,
Zoom out to a parent topic is not possible today. is there an update for prezi next possible for this essential option ?
thanks,


#12

Hello! It is not possible to zoom out to the main topic between subtopics unfortunately. I will forward your feedback and request to our developers.