With Microsoft PowerPoint, you are able to incorporate text build animations in your slide decks. This can help you decide when you want to share information when you present.
- [Instructor] Now that the presentation is built. … Let's take a look at animation. … Animation should be used sparingly, … but it's a useful way to add emphasis to bullets … or denote a transition as you move between slides. … Remember, the goal with animation … is to pull the audience back in. … You don't want to be over the top and distract them. … But the subtle use of animation is a great visual cue. … Particularly, since people can be easily distracted. … Let's start with a text build. … I'll go to slide two here and select this first block. … Now let's choose the Animations pane. … Here, you'll see several different styles of animation. … And if you click, you get a preview of what they're like. … Now, once you've chosen one, … you'll notice that there are Effect Options. … For example, we can change the direction of this Float, … and that works fine. … Now, if you want to see all the choices, … just click here and you can expand, … and you'll see a wealth of options available, …
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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