Scholar: How to create a Presentation

Presentations can be uploaded to your UWaterloo Scholar site and displayed on a listing page. 

  1. Hover (don't click) your mouse above the Content menu toolbar.
    Content circled
  2. Under Add, click Presentation. If you are missing the Presentation app, your site owner will need to add this app to your site.
    Presentation circled
  3. Add a Title (required).
    Add title field.
  4. Add text into the Body field (optional).
  5. Enter the Presentation date. Click inside the box to bring up a calendar.
    Add presentation date field.
  6. Add the Location of the presentation.
    Add location field.
  7. Add a Presentation file.
    Add presentation file.
  8. Click Add another item to the presentation.
    Add another item.
  9. Click Upload or drag and drop files into the shaded box to attach files. Hover your mouse above the question mark icon to see the allowed file extensions, as well as the maximum allowed file size. 
    Attach files
  10. Under Publishing options, ensure Published to this site is checked if you are ready to publish, or unchecked if you want it to remain as a draft. Select Sticky at top of lists if you want this presentation to stay at the top of the presentation listing page on your site.
    Publication settings field.
  11. Under URL path settings leave Generate automatic URL alias checked if you want the system to automatically create a URL alias for this presentation. Uncheck the box if you wish to enter a custom alias.
    URL settings.
  12. Under Menu settings you have the option of adding this presentation to the main menu.
    Menu setting field.
  13. Under Post Created/Edited By you can change who posted the presentation by editing the name in the box under Posted by. You can also edit the date the presentation was posted on in the Posted on box. By default the current date and time is used.
    Posted by settings.
  14. Click Save.