The Split And Merge tool

Learn how to use the Split & Merge tool in Kami.

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What is the Split and Merge tool?

The Split & Merge tool is a paid feature that allows you to mix and match existing files to create new resources.

What's the Split and Merge tool for?

  • Split and merge your pages into different files.

  • Delete pages.

  • Add pages.

  • Rotate your pages.

  • Duplicate pages.

  • Rearrange the order of your pages.


Where is the Split and Merge tool in Kami?

The Split and Merge tool lives in two places:

1. The Dashboard

For new users, you can get to the Dashboard by clicking Kami’s Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge extension. Otherwise, go to web.kamihq.com

2. The Menu bar

Open your document in Kami and select the Menu icon in the top right. In the dropdown, select Split & Merge document. This will load your opened document into the Split and Merge tool automatically.


Adding files into the Split and Merge tool

You can input files into the Split and Merge tool from Kami, Google Drive, OneDrive, or your device. To find materials you’ve already used in Kami, go to your Kami Uploads folder after you select Google Drive or OneDrive.

Once you’ve selected what you want to use, click Next below your materials.


How to use the Split and Merge tool

How to delete pages

Select the bin icon to remove the page.

🔍 If you make a mistake in Split and Merge, the Undo and Redo buttons have your back!

How to move pages from one file to another

To separate files from their current file and to add new pages to files simply drag and drop.

Here, we can see that multiplication and addition worksheets are together in one file. To separate, we drag the addition worksheets into the box called Drag and Drop pages. To merge files together, it's the same process of dragging and dropping pages into the same row.

To rearrange the order of your pages, drag and drop them to create your preferred ordering. When you export your content to Kami, the Kami document will appear in the order that you arranged.

How to rotate pages

Use the circular arrows to rotate the page 90 degrees on each click. This will change the way the pages look when you open the file in Kami again.

How to duplicate pages

Creating different files that need the same page? Use the Duplicate button to instantly duplicate that page.

How to use Merge Mode

Merge mode is for taking your files/pages and converting them into one file. You can Merge extra pages or whole files into one.

  • Select Split and Merge and add the files you’d like to merge together, and click Next.

  • Click Merge Mode above your files.

  • Use the + button to add any extra additional materials.

  • Drag the pages to change their order.

  • Click the EXPORT ALL button in the top right.

  • Select where you want to save your files and click Continue.

The quickest way to add templates together from the Kami Library

In the Kami library, each resource has an Add to Split and Merge Drawer button.

You can select this button on as many resources as you like to add them to your drawer in the bottom right-hand corner. Select Split & Merge when finished.

Now you’ll be able to see your selected templates in your drawer, click Open in Split & Merge.

From here you can add more materials, otherwise, click Next.

What file types can be used in the Split and Merge tool?

The Split and Merge tool is compatible with PDFs and all other Google file formats (Slides, Docs, etc.) though they will be converted to PDFs before they’re loaded into the Split and Merge tool.

How to Split Pages, Duplicate and Export a file in one click

In the Split & Merge tool, there are three time-saving buttons under the File Name. Here's what each of them is for:

  • Split Pages: Split your pages from that file, into different files. You can choose how many pages are in each 'Split'.

  • Duplicate: Duplicate the entire file to another file.

  • Export: Export all pages into one file to your chosen storage location.


If you need further assistance, don't hesitate to get in touch with us at support@kamiapp.com or book some training with one of our Teacher Success Champions here: https://www.kamiapp.com/training

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