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Adding Annotations to Your Slide: Make Key Points Stand Out

VideoCom Presenter's Annotations toolbar provides various tools that enhance your ability to highlight and communicate parts of your presentation, allowing for more clarity and context. Leading your audience in the right direction during very important presentations is a great way to ensure that they're able to absorb all the most important bits of your sales pitch.

By default, the Annotations toolbar is located at the upper right corner of the Presenter Notes pane.

VideoCom Presenter's Annotations toolbar

Laser & Pointer

You can choose between Laser and Pointer as your primary pointing tool

The Laser & Pointer serves as your virtual pointing rod so you can highlight key information, data, or visuals on your slide.

The Laser Pointer annotation tool


The Freehand annotation gives you the ability to draw on a slide using your mouse. Place your cursor on a slide, then click and hold to begin drawing.

The Freehand annotation tool


Use this to highlight parts of your slide with a shape of a circle.

The Circle annotation tool


Use this to highlight parts of your slide with a shape of a rectangle.

The Rectangle annotation tool


This tool is commonly used if you want to point to certain parts of your slide that indicates connections or directions.

The Arrow annotation tool


Use this tool to change the color of your annotations.

The colors of your annotations can be changed via the Color tool

Try using different annotation colors in your slide to easily distinguish groups of information and ideas.


Use this to change the thickness of your annotations.

The thickness of your annotations can be adjusted via the Size tool

Updated on: 14/11/2023

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