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Discover what's new in the latest version of Microsoft Office, from Word 2013 to OneNote 2013. In this course, David Rivers reviews the suite-wide enhancements to Office, like cloud integration, Touch Mode for interacting with touch-enabled devices, and Ribbon customization, as well as individual app improvements added to the new Office. Take a look at PDF editing in Word, flash fill and quick analysis in Excel, the new Presenter view in PowerPoint, new templates in Access, social media integration with Outlook, and much more.
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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