Delaying playback of a video


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Delaying playback of a video

The ability to delay the start of a media clip has infinite uses. If the video is set to play automatically at the start of a slide, you can have it wait a specific length of time before it begins. Or if the video playback is triggered by another action on the slide, setting a delay will keep the effects from being crammed together. I'm working on slide 6 of my presentation. I'll click on my video clip to select it and then go up to the Movie Tools > Options tab. On the left-hand side, it says Play Movie: When Clicked, and I will change this to Automatically, so that our video starts as soon as we show the slide, without having to physically click on it.

For more information about this option, see our video on playing a clip automatically, earlier in this chapter. Now click on the Animations tab and then click on Custom Animation, and a pane opens up on the right-hand side. We want the instance of our video that has the Play arrow on it. Click one the dropdown arrow to its right ...

Delaying playback of a video
Video duration: 2m 0s 3h 32m Intermediate

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Delaying playback of a video provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the PowerPoint 2007: Audio and Video in Depth

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Business
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