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Exploring new transition effects

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One of my favorite new enhancements here in PowerPoint 2013 are the new transition effects that you have available to you. There are a number of new ones; actually there are nine new ones, since the customer preview even. So we're going to look at them now and we're going to continue working with our No Obstacles PowerPoint presentation, if you've been following along, we're going to Slide 2 here on the left-hand side. That'll allow us to see a live preview as we select transitions from Slide 1 to Slide 2. Now if you're getting caught up, you can open up No Obstacles PowerPoint 4. Next we'll go to the Transitions tab, now from here you do see a partial list and these are you're standard transitions that you're probably already familiar with, but click the drop down to see a number of new ones.

Exploring new transition effects

One of my favorite new enhancements here in PowerPoint 2013 are the new transition effects that you have available to you. There are a number of new ones; actually there are nine new ones, since the customer preview even. So we're going to look at them now and we're going to continue working with our No Obstacles PowerPoint presentation, if you've been following along, we're going to Slide 2 here on the left-hand side. That'll allow us to see a live preview as we select transitions from Slide 1 to Slide 2. Now if you're getting caught up, you can open up No Obstacles PowerPoint 4. Next we'll go to the Transitions tab, now from here you do see a partial list and these are you're standard transitions that you're probably already familiar with, but click the drop down to see a number of new ones.

Like one of my favorite in the exciting category here, Curtains, let's give it a click. Now what you're going to see are the Curtains opening up from Slide 1, transitioning over to Slide 2, I like that one. Let's try another one, now we see a different partial list on the ribbon, let's try Drape, very similar and you could see it just drapes down over into the next slide. How about Fall Over, kind of cool. Some other new ones include Prestige and Fracture, that's cool! Add a sound effect and it's even cooler, and how about Crush? Crumpling up the paper and we transition to the next slide.

Now you will notice that some of these have effect options, with Crush selected, you can see the Effect Options button is not available to us, that's the only option available to you is what you see. If we go to Fracture, same thing, when we go over to Prestige or Wind, finally we see that the Effect Option is available to us. So if we click the dropdown, you can actually change the direction of the wind, either from the right or the left, let's try left, there we go, everything is blown off to the left-hand side.

Let's click the dropdown now one more time and check out another new one called Origami, kind of neat. If we wanted to apply that to all of the slides in our presentation, we simply click the first slide over here in the left-hand side in the navigation pane, hold down Shift+Click the last one and let's go up to our dropdown for our Transitions and select our favorite. So if yours is Origami, go ahead and select it, I really like curtains, so I'm going to select that one.

Again, we get to see a preview of what that looks like, and you'll notice now over here in the navigation pane, we do see transition icons next to each one, representing the animations we just applied. So those are some of the transitions, experiment with them all to get a feel for what you now have here available to you in PowerPoint 2013, when transitioning from one slide to the next.

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  1. 1m 38s
    1. Welcome
      1m 3s
    2. Using the exercise files
      35s
  2. 16m 49s
    1. Exploring the new user interface
      4m 57s
    2. Integrating with the cloud
      3m 42s
    3. Exploring Touch mode
      2m 53s
    4. Using the bookmark feature
      2m 18s
    5. Customizing the Ribbon with display options
      2m 59s
  3. 27m 44s
    1. Inserting online video
      4m 4s
    2. Editing PDF documents
      4m 58s
    3. Inserting and reading comments
      2m 55s
    4. Tracking changes and conversations
      2m 19s
    5. Using Read mode for longer documents
      4m 14s
    6. Using object zoom in Read mode
      1m 53s
    7. Exploring new templates in Word
      2m 47s
    8. Inserting objects with onscreen alignment guides
      4m 34s
  4. 28m 25s
    1. Filling empty cells using Flash Fill
      3m 38s
    2. Filtering records using a Timeline
      3m 11s
    3. Previewing with Quick Analysis
      4m 34s
    4. Using Chart Advisor recommendations
      2m 43s
    5. Finding errors and issues with Power view
      6m 16s
    6. Converting roman numerals into arabic numbers
      2m 42s
    7. Protecting data in a shared spreadsheet
      5m 21s
  5. 33m 36s
    1. Working with new templates
      3m 29s
    2. Exploring the new Presenter view
      3m 45s
    3. Using color adjustments
      2m 59s
    4. Inserting new charts
      8m 37s
    5. Positioning objects with various guides
      2m 50s
    6. Exploring new transition effects
      2m 55s
    7. Creating a custom shape
      4m 31s
    8. Playing an audio track across multiple slides
      4m 30s
  6. 7m 2s
    1. Exploring changes to the user interface
      3m 23s
    2. Exploring the new Access templates
      3m 39s
  7. 8m 48s
    1. Inserting online pictures into a publication
      3m 10s
    2. Using the scratch area for inserting images
      3m 30s
    3. Creating JPEGs with the Save for Photo Printing option
      2m 8s
  8. 18m 27s
    1. Exploring the new user interface
      4m 30s
    2. Changing views
      4m 8s
    3. Embedding files in a notebook
      3m 31s
    4. Linking notes to your Outlook calendar
      3m 57s
    5. Inserting a screenshot
      2m 21s
  9. 8m 8s
    1. Exploring the user interface and some sneak peeks
      3m 35s
    2. Using the Weather bar
      1m 42s
    3. Connecting to social networks
      2m 51s
  10. 29s
    1. Next steps
      29s

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