Playing a sound with a hyperlink


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Playing a sound with a hyperlink

If you have a hyperlink in your slideshow that opens up a webpage while you talk, you can assign a sound effect or audio clip to play while the browser opens. On slide 4 I want to show my audience our website. For my last bullet point I'll type in http://www.hanselandpetal.com. As soon as I hit the Spacebar, it automatically becomes a hyperlink, complete with blue color and underlining. When I'll click on it during my slideshow, it will go to this website.

Now highlight the text and then go to Insert Ribbon. In the center of the Ribbon is an Action button. Click on it and an Action Settings dialog box opens up. At the bottom there's an option for Play Sound and when I click on the dropdown, I get a list of PowerPoint built- in sounds that I can choose from. At the bottom of the list there's the option of choosing Other Sound so that you can use any wave file of your own choice. I'll select Drum Roll and then click OK.

Now we'll play our slideshow and test our hyper...

Playing a sound with a hyperlink
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Playing a sound with a hyperlink 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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