Animation, audio, & video

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Add animation and effects to text, pictures, shapes, and objects in your PowerPoint presentation. 

Add animations and effects

  1. Select the object or text you want to animate.

  2. Select Animations and choose an animation.

  3. Select Effect Options and choose an effect.

Manage animations and effects

There are different ways to start animations in your presentation:

  • On Click - Start an animation when you click a slide.

  • With Previous - Play an animation at the same time as the previous animation in your sequence.

  • After Previous - Start an animation immediately after the previous one happens.

  • Duration - Lengthen or shorten an effect.

  • Delay - Add time before an effect runs.

Add more effects to an animation

  1. Select an object or text with an animation.

  2. Select Add Animation and choose one.

Change the order of animations

  1. Select an animation marker.

  2. Choose the option you want:

    • Move Earlier - Make an animation appear earlier in the sequence.

    • Move Later - Make an animation occur later in the sequence.

Add animation to grouped objects

You can add an animation to grouped objects, text, and more.

  1. Press Ctrl and select the objects you want.

  2. Select Format > Group > Group to group the objects together.

  3. Select Animations and choose an animation.

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