Animating PowerPoint 2013 Slides

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How to Create a PowerPoint 2013 Slide Transition

A transition is how PowerPoint 2013 gets from one slide to the next during an onscreen slide show. The normal way to segue from slide to slide is simply cutting to the new slide — effective, yes, but also [more…]

How to Add an Animation Effect to a PowerPoint 2013 Slide

The Animation pane in PowerPoint 2013 is a task pane that appears to the right of the slide and displays important information about the animations you have added to your slides. The Custom Animation task [more…]

How to Make Text Jiggle in PowerPoint 2013

One cute little animation you can do in PowerPoint 2013 is to make text — especially a short heading — jiggle. Not a lot, but just a little. The effect works best if the text has a funny typeface, such [more…]

How to Use the PowerPoint 2013 Animation Painter

The Animation Painter in PowerPoint 2013 makes it easy to copy a complete animation effect from one object to another. To use the Animation Painter, follow these steps: [more…]

The Animations Tab in PowerPoint 2013

Besides slide transitions, the most common type of animation in PowerPoint 2013 is adding entrance and exit effects to the text that appears on the slide. This effect is especially useful for bullet lists [more…]

Custom Animation in PowerPoint 2013

Custom animation is the nitty-gritty of PowerPoint 2013 animation. Custom animation is the only way to apply text animation that’s more complicated than the predefined Fade, Wipe, or Fly In styles of the [more…]

How to Time Animations in PowerPoint 2013

Most animations in PowerPoint 2013 are initiated by mouse clicks. However, you can set up several animations to activate automatically — in sequence or all at the same time. To do so, you must use PowerPoint’s [more…]

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