Presentation Editor

OfficeSuite for iOS supports all of the major Presentation types including .PPT, .PPTX, .PPS, .PPSX, and .ODP (available in OfficeSuite Pro/Premium only). To access the Presentation Editor, either open or create a new presentation from the OfficeSuite Homescreen.

The Contextual menu provides additional options for the Presentation Editor:

Save – Saves any changes you have made to the document.
Save As – Saves any changes you have made to the document, but gives you the option to change the file type or name of the file.
Export to PDF – Export the file to PDF.
Print – Print the document, options include:
  • Printer – Select which printer to use.
  • Copies – How many copies to make.
  • Range – Select which parts of the document to print.
Protect – Set a user-generated password. Please note that document passwords are not recoverable. To remove a document password, simply select the Protect option again.
Share – Allows you to share the document. The options include to Email it, Zip & Email it, as well as to Open it in Another App.
Settings – Includes further options for managing the file.
  • User Information – Includes the author's name and initials.
  • Units – Select your prefered unit of length. Includes inches, centimeters, millimeters and points.
Help – Opens this help documentation.
About – Displays the app version number, useful links, and the third party libraries used in OfficeSuite. From here you can also apply to become an OfficeSuite Beta tester.

While editing, you can tap on the Undo/Redo icon to retract the latest change you have made. Holding down on this icon will reveal the Redo option, where you can reapply document changes.

Tapping on the Play presentation icon will play the presentation directly from whatever slide you are currently viewing. In play mode, you can swipe right and left to change slides, tap a thumbnail along the bottom to jump directly to a slide, or press the Back icon to go back to the Editor.

You can also use an Apple Watch to control your presentations (iPhone only). Simply synchronize your Apple Watch with your iPhone, start a presentation, and open OfficeSuite from the Apple Watch menu. On-screen controls will allow you to start/stop presentations and advance between slides.


The Home tab is where you'll find the standard range of tools for adjusting font sizes, colors, and styles; formatting options for paragraphs and headings; and more.

New Slide – Adds a new slide to the presentation, and lets you choose from a selection of preset layouts.
 Arial Font Families – Opens the font menu, which lists your available OfficeSuite fonts in their relevant style.
  12 Font Size – Adjusts font size, in pixels. Can be incremented by using the - and + buttons, or to a predefined value by tapping on the number.
Bold – Embolden text.
Italics – Italicize text.
Underline – Underline text.
Strikethrough – Add a strikethrough effect to text.
Text Effects – Features a number of effects you can insert into text, these include
Subscript – Write text as subscript, or lower than the text around it.
Superscript – Write text as superscript, or higher than the text around it.
Clear Formatting – Remove all formatting from a text selection.
Font Color – Specify the text color.
Ordered List – Displays the ordered list menu, where you can choose from a variety of ways to order lists (letters, numbers, roman numerals, etc.).
Bulleted List – Creates a list with a variety of bullet styles.
Indent Right – Shifts text entries to the right.
Indent Left – Shifts text entries to the left.
Indentation – Fine-tune the indentation of the data selection.
Align Left – Aligns text against the left margin.
Align Center – Centers text between both margins.
Align Right – Aligns text against the right margin.
Justify – Distributes text evenly between both margins.
Paste – Place cut or copied elements in your document.
Cut – Cut elements from one location, and move them to another via paste.
Copy – Copy elements from one location to another via paste.
Paste Format – Saves any formatting done to copied data when pasting.
Copy Format – Copies data along with any formatting it might have.
Multi Selection – Select numerous elements from the slide.
Shape – Inserts a predefined line or shape, which can be used as separators or text boxes.
Find – Will search for instances of text entered in the Search field. Browsing between search results is done with the Back and Forth arrows. The Gear icon provides options to:
  • Match Case such as capitalized or all lowercase letters.
  • Match Whole Words will filter out results that have the searched text as a part of a larger word.


The Insert tab is used for placing a wide range of visual additions to your spreadsheets, such as graphics and shapes.

New Slide – Adds a new slide to the presentation, and lets you choose from a selection of preset layouts.
Table – Adds a spreadsheet to the slide. You can select the number of columns and rows from the drop down menu that will appear upon tapping the button. A new Table tab will appear at the top ribbon upon insertion of a table, the available options of which are detailed below:
  • Table Styles – Adjusts the table color scheme from a list of predefined styles.
  • Style Options – The Settings tab features additional table options regarding its visual formatting, includes Header row, Total row, First column, Last column, Banded rows, Banded columns.
  • Cell Shading – Select the background colour of the cell.
  • Insert Above – Adds a new row above the table.
  • Insert Below – Adds a new row at the bottom of the table.
  • Insert to the Left – Adds a new column to the left of the table.
  • Insert to the Right – Adds a new column to the right of the table.
  • Delete Row – Deletes the currently selected row.
  • Delete Column – Deletes the currently selected column.
  • Delete Table – Deletes the currently selected table.
  • Merge Cells – Merges two or more selected cells.
  • Split Cells – Allows you to split previously merged cells.
  • Bring Forward – Brings the table one step closer to the front.
  • Bring Backward – Brings the table one step closer to the back.
  • Send to Back – Sends the table behind all other elements.
  • Bring to Front – Brings the table at the front, ahead of all other elements.
Picture – Inserts an image into your document from your iOS Photos app. You may be prompted to grant OfficeSuite access to your Photos in order for this feature to work. Placed images can be modified using the resize and scale anchors, and rotated using the protruding rotate anchor.
Camera Picture – Allows you to insert an image using your iPhone or iPad camera.
Text – Adds a new text box to the slide, which can be modified using the resize and scale anchors, and rotated using the protruding rotate anchor.
Shape – Inserts a predefined line or shape, which can be used as separators or text boxes.
Hyperlink – Adds a hyperlink to any selected text. It can be a web address, email address, or another slide within the presentation.
Tab – Indents the text one increment to the right.
Line Break – Inserts a line break that moves the text after the type cursor down by one line.


The Draw features allows you to draw shapes, underline important points in your presentation and overall support you while presenting. Note that the options detailed below can be accessed by a tap on the screen even while the presentation is running. The options include:

Pen – The pen allows you to freely draw on the slide. Tapping the icon multiple times will toggle it on and off.
Line Color – Select the color the pen draws in.
Line Weight – Select how thick the pen line is.


The Design tab is used to customize your presentation using things such as built-in themes, layouts and background pictures. The options there include:

Themes – Select a theme from the available built-in ones.
Change Layout – Change the layout of the slide to best suit the information you're trying to present.
Slide Size – Pick between a Standard (4:3), Widescreen (16:9) or set a Custom size for your slide.
Background Color – Allows you to set a background color or picture, as well as their respective opacity and offset.
Background Picture – Select and insert a picture as your background.
Background Options – Define certain aspects of the background such as offset and opacity.
Apply to all – Applies the background color or picture from one slide to all others.
Reset Background – Removes the background color or picture from a slide.


The View tab provides zoom options for a better look at individual slides.

Go to Slide – Goes to the selected slide in the presentation.
Fit Width – Adjusts the view to fit the width of the slide.
Fit Page – Adjusts the view to fit the entire slide.
100% Zoom – Adjusts the view to the native resolution.


The Transitions tab allows you to add and edit the movement effects between slides, as well as auto-advance options.

Transition Effect – Choose from a selection of wipes, fades, and dissolves, separated into subtle and exciting categories.
Effect Options – Provides different effect options based on your selected transition.
Transition Duration – Adjusts the duration of the transition, in seconds.
Advance Slide After – Automatically advances a slide after the given time interval.
Apply to All – Applies the current transition effect to all of the slides in the presentation.


The Animations tab allows you to customize your slides by adding entrance, emphasis and exit effects, as well as motion paths and more to the various elements.

Entrance Effects – Set how the element will appear on the slide by selecting from the gallery of available effects.
Emphasis Effects – Here you can select an effect which will set an emphasis on the selected element.
Exit Effects – Select how the element will disappear from the slide.
Motion Paths – Allows you to set a motion path for the selected element such as a zigzag, loop, star, heart and many more.
Effect Options – Gives you even more options to customize the effect or movement of the element. The options there vary depending on the effect that has been selected.
Duration – Set how long the effect will persist.
Delay – The effect will execute its commands after a pre-defined period of time.


The Slideshow tab provides options for how the individual slides in your presentation behave.

Start Slideshow – Begins the slideshow from the beginning of the presentation.
Start From Current – Begins the slideshow from the current slide.
Presenter View – Activates a special view specially designed to make presenting slideshows easier.
Slideshow Settings – Provides settings on how slides are advanced:
  • Slideshow Timing – Uses integrated times to advance slides. Note that OfficeSuite does not currently have the option to integrate individual slide times.
  • Manually – Slides will only advance through user input.
  • Automatically – Slides will advance automatically at a given time interval. Selecting this option will display a time option that can be adjusted with the - and + keys.


The Shape tab allows you to adjust the visible order of your slide elements. The Shape tab will only appear when you have selected a shape, text box, or separator.

Multi Selection – Select numerous elements from the slide.
Shape – Insert a shape.
Group – Groups two or more elements in a single selection.
Ungroup – Ungroups two or more elements that have previously been grouped together.
Picture Fill – Inserts a picture in the selected shape.
Solid Fill – Change the color of the shape.
Line Color – Select what color the outer edge of the element will be.
Line Style – Select a style for the element's outer edge such as a dashed line, dashed line with dots and more.
Line Weight – Select a style for the element's outer edge such as a dashed line, dashed line with dots and more.
Bring Forward – Brings the element one level forward, making it more visible.
Send Backward – Moves the element one level backward, making it less visible.
Send to Back – Sends the element to the rear of the slide, making it the least visible.
Bring to Front – Brings the element to the front of the slide, making it completely visible.