Viewing Your Slideshows in Aperture

You can view your slideshow at any time in one of two ways in Aperture: in full-screen mode or in the Slideshow Editor.

Figure. Controls in the Slideshow Editor.
To preview your slideshow in the Slideshow Editor
Do one of the following:
  • In the Slideshow Editor, click the Preview Slideshow button.

  • Click the Space bar to begin playing the slideshow, and click it again to pause playback.

The slideshow plays in the Slideshow Editor, and a playhead in the Browser moves across the images as they appear in the slideshow.

To play your slideshow in full-screen mode
  • In the Slideshow Editor, click the Play Slideshow button.

The computer screen turns blank, and then the slideshow begins playing. Press the Esc key at any time to exit the slideshow.

Note: If you have a dual-display system, you can choose which display the slideshow appears on when you click the Play Slideshow button. To specify which display the slideshow appears on, choose Aperture > Preferences, then click Appearance. Choose which display you want the slideshow to appear on from the “View Slideshows on” pop-up menu.