Visualization of Slide Stati
Hidden Slides Overlay
Visuals of selected hidden slides in various background colors.
Interactive Overlay for Frequently Used Features
The overlay appears on a hovered slide in slide pane or slide sorter view. It allows the user to quickly duplicate the hovered slide, hide it or to start a presentation from that slide.
Here is a screenshot that demostrates what happens on mouse-over.
A follow up. The user can instantly perceive what has happened after clicking "Hide Slide" icon. On mouse-over, the overlay only offers the user the "unhide" action.
Selected, Focussed and Hovered Slides
This is an illustration how we might use a Windows System Color to define slide stati colors in Impress. Taking the selection color in Windows, we define the look of selected, mouse-over and focussed slides via a set of variations of the system color.