Basic controls & gestures

Showell app is very easy to use. Take a look at some basic controls and gestures!

Basic gestures


Your home screen


  • The side menu is located in the top left corner
  • The top menu is activated by clicking/tapping the top part of the app 
  • Your sales/marketing material can be found by clicking on the content categories

How to navigate the Top and Side Menu

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  • You can access the top menu by tapping or clicking the top of your screen. The top menu contains different features such as search, manual update and other tools. 
    • If you access the top menu when you are viewing a file, you will find additional features and shortcuts.
  • The side menu is opened by tapping or clicking the tab with the three stripes on the top-left corner of your screen.

How to navigate your content structure


You can look for content in a couple of different ways:

  • From the home page:
    • Click on one of the buttons and see what content there is
  • From the side menu
    • Select Browse files to dive into your content hierarchy
    • Select Recent files to see what has been recently added or viewed
    • OR use the search to find the files you need

How to navigate a presentation

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  • Browse through pages: Just swipe left and right
  • Zooming: Use the pinch gesture to zoom in and out
  • Go back: First tap the top of your screen, then the tab in the top left of the menu

If you are using a mouse on Windows

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  • Clicking the top of your screen will open the Top Menu.
  • If you are viewing a presentation, navigation arrows will appear to the sides.
    • Use these arrows to navigate between pages. 
  • You can zoom in and out by scrolling the mouse wheel or by pinching the touchpad. 
  • You can also navigate between pages by clicking and dragging. 

Setting up your preferences

  • Open the side menu
  • Select preferences
    • set up your profile picture
    • change your password
    • select the app language