Presentation and chart customization

Compare Poll Everywhere vs. Top Hat customization

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Customization of visuals Poll Everywhere TopHat
Ability to hide votes until done Yes Yes
Show either totals or percentages for multiple choice polls Yes No
Leaderboard sorting for multiple choice polls Yes Yes
Choice of chart type for multiple choice polls Bar (horizontal), column (vertical), donut, list, stacked series (team competitions and segmentation) Bar (horizontal), list
Choice of animations for responses to open-ended questions Linear, floating, marquee ticker, one-at-a-time, word cloud No
Customizable logo Yes. Left, center, right for $199.00/mo Yes
Background image Yes. Fill, Tile, Stretch No
Color options Yes. Background, background opacity, title gradient, message color, chart bar color, text color, highlight correct option for $199.00/mo No
Independently show or hide poll sections Yes. Title, instructions, axis, percentages, keywords Yes
Choose text sizes on chart Yes No
Ability to save a set of styles and apply to other polls, e.g., template Yes No
Presentation software Poll Everywhere TopHat
Integration with Keynote on macOS Yes No
Integration with PowerPoint on macOS Yes No
Integration with Windows PowerPoint Yes Yes - Floating toolbar
Integration with PowerPoint on iPad Yes No
Integration with Google Slides in Chrome Yes No
Insert any live webpage into slide Yes No
Full-screen mode from any web browser Yes No

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