How to Select a Poster Frame in PowerPoint 2010


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Selecting a poster frame

There may be times when the first frame of your video isn't the best representation of its content. Selecting a poster frame allows you to choose what the viewer will see until your video starts. You have two options. You can use any frame from your video or you can use another image entirely. To choose a frame from your video as a poster frame, you can either press Play to begin playing the video and pause when you find a frame that you like or you can click around and use your Forward and Back buttons until you find a moment that you like.

I think this is a great frame. So I'll go up to my Video Tools Format Ribbon, and over to the Poster Frame button on the left hand side and choose Current Frame. At the bottom of the video, it now says Poster Frame Set. When I click off the video, that's the frame I see, but when I play the video, it plays from the beginning. (Female speaker: Hansel and Petal has been for years?) Your second option is to use a picture as a poster frame. It doe...

Selecting a poster frame
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Selecting a poster frame 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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