Avoid jumping slides

"Jumping" is caused by slight differences in the position of similar items on consecutive slides. When you flick through your presentation quickly, it looks like these items "dither" (like in a cartoon). Try to avoid it for a calmer presentation. Jumping often happens in:
  • Slide titles
  • Vertical (y) axes of data charts
  • Animation buildups spread over multiple slides
To avoid it:
  • Use the drawing guides
  • Control-C an object on 1 page and copy it using control-V on the next to create the exact same position
  • In the worst case use size-position to set the exact coordinates of an item