Inserting a video using an action button


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Inserting a video using an action button

There will be times when you'll prefer your video to play in an external video application like Windows Media Player, instead of inside your PowerPoint presentation. Maybe you want the player's extra features or maybe PowerPoint won't play your file type, but the other program will. When you would like your video to open up outside a PowerPoint, insert it using an action button. I'll go up into the Insert Ribbon and click on Shapes. Down at the bottom, here's Action Buttons. The Play Button might be appropriate or maybe the Video Camera.

I'll choose this Action Button Movie. When I hold my cursor over the slide, I see a thin black plus sign. I'll hold down my Shift key to keep the box square, and I'll click and drag from the upper left hand corner to the lower right hand corner. When I let go, I get an Action Settings dialog box. I'll click on Hyperlink to. I'll drop it down, go down to the bottom, and choose Other file. I'll choose our 10s_video. C...

Inserting a video using an action button
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Inserting a video using an action button provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the PowerPoint 2010: Audio and Video in Depth

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Business
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PowerPoint
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