Web Development Documentation

Smart Slider 2: Duplicating a Text Layer

These instructions will help duplicate and edit a text layer.

Find Smart Slider 2

  • Go to Components -> Smart Slider 2:


Select the Slideshow

  • Click the name of the slider/slideshow to be edited (e.g. "Homepage Slideshow").

Select the Slide

  • Click the slide to be edited.

Copying Layers

There may be several layers for each slide.  Some layers will contain images, text, possibly a combination of both, or something else.  The layers may have a descriptive name or will be named by default something like "Layer #1".  

The layers may not be named in way that makes them easy to distinguish.  

If they are, use the dropdown to select the layer to be copied then skip to Dupliating the layer

If not, try clicking the Item (text, image, etc) you'd like to copy in the slide's preview window that shows on the right to find the layer containing the Item to be copied:

  • Click the Item to be copied.
  • After clicking the Item to be copied, click the Layer button (left side). The name of the Layer containing the Item to be copied should appear to the right of Active layer.

smart slider copy object layer 


Duplicating the Layer containing the Item to be copied:

  • Click the icon that looks like stacked boxes to duplicate the Layer.

smart slider dupliacate layer


Change the Layer name:

  • Change the new Layer's name so that it is easy to distinguish later.

smart slider change layer name


Adjusting the apperance of the text in the new Layer:

  • Click the text to edit.
  • Adjust the appearance of the text.  Refer to other slides for settings in terms of font sizes and colors.  

smart slider edit layer text 

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