In this article we will learn about how to lock an image or shape or object step by step in google slides with examples.
You may want to lock or protect images or shapes in Google Slides presentations because you are concerned the images or objects may be deleted, modified, or moved afterwards. Images or shapes in a presentation can be locked so that other users cannot make any changes to them. You can easily prevent your audience from accidentally moving, resizing, or deleting an inserted image. Please follow the article to learn how to lock an image in google slide. The same procedure will also applicable if you want to lock an object or shape in google slides.
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How to Lock an Image or Object in Google Slides
Step 1: open an untitled presentation. Example below,
Step 2: if you want to have something lock in the background, click on Background
Click on Choose image
Click on Browse.
Upload an image that you want to appear in the background. Or you can Insert an image or shapes as well. Click on Insert > Click on Images/Shapes.
Here I have inserted an image.
Step 3: I am going to Insert some shapes and images as well, that I don’t want to move.
Note: You can add Word Art on your slides and as many shapes and images as you want into your slides before saving it as a PNG image file.
Step 4: These images and shapes are movable until you lock it. To lock an image, click on File > click on Download > Click on PNG image.
So that, the image is downloaded and saved into your computer download file.
Step 5: Now you can just delete everything from your untitled presentation slide. Don’t worry, everything is already saved in your computer as an image.
Now click on Background > click on Choose Image > click on browse > click on Download > upload the image that you just saved in the previous step. Click on Done when your word is done.
Now the final look,
Here both the images and shapes are locked and unmovable.
How to Lock an image or Object on Google Slide Video Tutorial
Locking images or objects in Google Slides is quick, simple and an essential part of presentation design. It helps you make sure that something weird doesn’t happen to your slide during a presentation. The ability to lock images or objects in Google Slides can be super useful. So, the next time you create your own presentation, try it out and see if it helps add an extra layer of security to your designs.