A great way for you to move between slides in your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation is to add transitions. This can help your presentation feel more polished.
- [Instructor] So far, we've been adding animations … and builds to individual elements on slides. … However, it's important to note … that you can put transitions between slides, … and this is another way to add subtle animations. … Now, what I suggest is you select a slide … and then choose transitions. … PowerPoint offers some pretty dramatic effects, … but I'm going to encourage you … to stick with the simple ones, … dips, dissolves, fades, and wipes. … Don't feel like things have to bounce or explode … to keep the audience's attention. … If you have to rely on gimmicks, … it's probably a pretty weak presentation. … Now to add a transition, just select the slide. … When you click, it'll add the transition into that element. … For example, a gentle fade. … You can control the duration here on the right, … and then click preview to see it. … Now, there are many different animations that you can use. … Generally speaking, keep it simple. … Sometimes a wipe is quite effective. … In this case, for example, I can choose to wipe …
This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Approaching a Presentation
2. Building the Outline
3. Using the Outline to Create Slides
4. Working with Text
5. Photos, Video, Charts, and Shapes
6. Animating a Presentation
7. Getting Ready for Playback of Your Presentation
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