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Slide Transitions
Transitions are effects that are in place when you switch from one slide to the next.  To add slide transitions:

  • Select the slide that you want to transition
  • Click the Animations tab
  • Choose the appropriate animation or click the Transition dialog box

Animations Dialog Box

To adjust slide transitions:

  • Add sound by clicking the arrow next to Transition Sound

Transition Sounds Dialog Box

  • Modify the transition speed by clicking the arrow next to Transition Speed

Transition Speed Drop Down

To apply the transition to all slides:

  • Click the Apply to All button on the Animations tab

Apply to All Transitions Button

To select how to advance a slide:

  • Choose to Advance on Mouse Click, or
  • Automatically after a set number of seconds

Advance Slide Options

Slide Animation
Slide animation effects are predefined special effects that you can add to objects on a slide.   To apply an animation effect:

  • Select the object
  • Click the Animations tab on the Ribbon
  • Click Custom Animation
  • Click Add Effect
  • Choose the appropriate effect

Add Custom Animation Dialog Box

Animation Preview
To preview the animation on a slide:

  • Click the Preview button on the Animations tab

Preview Animation Button

Slide Show Options
The Slide Show tab of the ribbon contains many options for the slide show.  These options include:

  • Preview the slide show from the beginning
  • Preview the slide show from the current slide
  • Set up Slide Show

Slide Show Tab

Set Up Slide Show
This option allows you to set preferences for how the slide show will be presented. The options include:

  • Whether the show will run automatically or will be presented by a speaker
  • The looping options
  • Narration options
  • Monitor resolutions

Set Up Slide Show Dialog Box

Record Narration
When you want to record narration for the slides:

  • Click the Record Narration button
  • Click Set Microphone Level to check the levels of audio input
  • Click OK to record the narration

Record Narration Dialog Box

Rehearse Timings

Use Rehearsed Timings to rehearse the timings of slide with audio.

  • Click the Rehearse Timings button
  • Practice speaking and advance the slides as you would in the presentation
  • When you have completed this click through the end of the slide
  • Choose whether or not to keep this timing or to retry

Rehearse Timings Button

 

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