Stop zooming out to the 'overview' page?

Thank you! That helped. I ended up doing something similar as my work around. I was able to broaden the ‘Topic Zone Area’ to cover the whole background and then spread out my ‘Sub Topics’. It was time consuming (Plus it’s been years since I used Prezi and had to relearn it)and basic but it’s an other workaround till they update it. Check out my Prezi for an example.

Happy Prezing! :slight_smile:

Hello community, we have some updates for you :slight_smile: This feature is currently being tested, and as soon as we have more details we will share it here.

Hi all,

I’m happy to share that today we released a new feature called Simple Path Flexibility. This is our first step towards allowing you to have a more flexible path in Prezi Next.
With this feature, you can configure per prezi how the camera should move through your topics: you can decide to always go back to the previous level both on the overview and subtopic levels, or never go out, and build a prezi that has a similar path to what you had in Classic. You can find the ‘Path settings’ button at the bottom of your path sidebar.
We know this will only solve some of your requests, but as I mentioned, this is only our first step. We aim to make the path more flexible per step in our upcoming projects. We will keep you updated!


I’d be happy to know what you think!

Best, Zsuzsa


I selected the option to zoom directly to the next topic, but even so, on some topics the presentation goes back to the home screen. What do I do?

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Hello @julia_grandizoli, I merged your post with the relevant thread. Could you please send us the title of the presentation so we can investigate it?

Hi Julia,

If you never want to return to the overview step, you have to setup the path setting the following way:

Let us know if it didn’t work.


This is a great solution to part of the problem. I sometimes like to create presentations where the “overview” or tapestry gets revealed over time instead of being the starting point. In other words, is it possible to create a presentation where I start off in some small part of the /prezi and gradually zoom out or reveal the whole background such that the LAST slide is effectively what you have labelled the “Overview?”

Hi @Illan_Kramer, I think a custom starting point can help you achieve this goal. :slight_smile:
You can check how to set it up in this article.
Hope this helps!

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How can I delete the zoom out animation from slides? Every subtopic slides are zoom in first and then zoom out, and then i can go to the next slide and experience the same process again and again. I didn’t find any zoom out buttons in the tag ‘after xxx slide’. An interesting thing is when I preview the templates, there was not that much zoom out animations. But once I click on use this template, all things changed.

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Hello @coolybreaker, I merged your post with the relevant thread. Both in the overview and subtopic level, you’re able to choose for the path to zoom directly to the next topic, as you can see here.

Hope this could help!

Hi Zsuzsa,
I have done just this and still my subtopic stack is ending with returning to the overview, when I don’t want it to? Please help.
With thanks

Hello @Stu_Walker, did you select both of these options? :slight_smile:

Yes, I selected as in the image - both options.

@Stu_Walker could you please send us the title of the presentation and the name of the topic, so we can look into this?

I created a presentation with the free trial and when I see how it will be, it does not stay in the last subtopic. I use the arrows that are available on the botton of the screen that indicate the direction you want to move, forward or backward; but the right arrow, when comes to the end, takes you in reverse to the beginning. Is there any way to mark the last “subtopic” as the ending and to make the right arrow to stop working?

Thank you, hope anyone has the answer or solution.


Hello @IMFP_BasauriOlhvi, I merged your post with the relevant thread.

Currently, when a presentation ends and you’re using topics/subtopics, you’ll be automatically taken back to the overview to contextualise the presentation.

The best manner to avoid this is to replace your last subtopic for a shape, as it won’t have any automated behaviour. You can follow the recommendations in this post on how to do so :slight_smile:

Hope this could help, and let me know if you have further questions!

Team, I searched 1st, but not entirely sure what to ask for…
1st off, long time powerpoint user - Prezi is amazing!!!

My question: When I am down multiple subtopics on my presentation and I hit the right arrow key to move forward, I want the option of going “to the next main topic” instead of backwards up through the prior subtopics to get to the main subtopic.

In short, subtopics are a great thing, but going backwards through them is not. I just want to move from the last subtopic to the next in line topic.

I hope that makes sense.



Hi @Scott_Clark, I’ve merged your question to the relevant topic.

You should be able to set your path behaviour in your top-left hamburger menu.

Here is a nice article about it, hope it helps!

A post was merged into an existing topic: Depth limit for topics and subtopics

I have read the “how to order” video and Vanda’s posts. Still not found the soluton of my problem: Choosing a template and edit it I have the following structure:

Topic 1
   sub topic 11
    sub topic 111
    sub topic 112
   sub topic 12
    sub topic 121
    sub topic 122
Topic 2
   sub topic 21
   sub topic 22
Topic 3
   sub topic 31
   sub topic 32

in the order (left panel) there is always a “back to previous” inserted after each sub-topic or topic.
I do not want this ! But I can not delete it. I have tried some tricks without success.
I want to go in forward order in my presentation (not jumping back always) but giving the option to the reader to click anywhere in my structure. So I need that structure.

e.g.: ur order now:
1 - 11 - 111 - - 112 - - - 12 - 121 - - 122 - - - - 2
During the presentation this lot of back jumping could be ugly.
I need this simple order:
1 - 11 - 111 - 112 - 12 - 121 - 122 - 2 … and so on

How to do it?

(I still have the “First step with Prezi” presentation in my dashboard. In that presentation there are no back jumping, so you can solve this problem. But how?)