Sound & Video in PowerPoint 2013

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How to Insert an Audio Sound Object into a PowerPoint 2013 Slide

You can configure a sound object to play automatically whenever you display a PowerPoint 2013 slide, or you can set it up so that it will play only when you click the sound object’s icon. Note that if [more…]

How to Add Video to Your PowerPoint 2013 Slides

Adding a movie motion clip to a PowerPoint 2013 slide is similar to adding a sound clip. A crucial difference exists, however, between motion clips and sound bites: Video is meant to be [more…]

How to Add a Bookmark to a Video in PowerPoint 2013

A bookmark is a marked location within the playback of a video file in PowerPoint 2013 that can be used to trigger an animation effect. Here are the steps for creating a video bookmark and animating an [more…]

How to Set Video Options in PowerPoint 2013

You can set various options for playing video files in PowerPoint 2013 via the Video Tools Playback tab on the Ribbon. As you can see, this tab contains several controls that let you edit the way the sound [more…]

How to Convert a PowerPoint 2013 Presentation to PDF Format

PDF, which stands for Portable Document Format, is a popular format for interchanging files. You can easily convert a PowerPoint 2013 presentation to PDF format by following these steps: [more…]

How to Create a Video from a PowerPoint 2013 Presentation

Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily combine the slides from a PowerPoint 2013 presentation with a video of you presenting it? Then anyone can watch the presentation later, when you can’t be there. [more…]

How to Package Your PowerPoint 2013 Presentation on a CD

Often, you may need to share a PowerPoint 2013presentation with someone who doesn’t own a copy of PowerPoint. Fortunately, PowerPoint includes a Package for CD command that creates a CD with the presentation [more…]

How to Add Timings and Narration to a PowerPoint 2013 Presentation

PowerPoint 2013 includes a nifty feature that lets you record the timings for each slide and for each animation element (such as bullet points appearing). At the same time, you can record your own voice [more…]

How to Print Handouts in PowerPoint 2013

When you print handouts from PowerPoint, the Handout Master’s settings determine the details of how the handouts appear. You may want to customize the Handout Master before you print. The Handout Master [more…]

How to Apply a Transition to Slides in PowerPoint

Transitions in PowerPoint 2013 are movements from one slide to another. The default transition effect is None, which means the slide simply goes away and the next one appears. Some of the alternatives [more…]

How to Change Transition Options in PowerPoint 2013

Different transitions in PowerPoint 2013 have different options available. Some of the transitions are directional in nature, so you have a choice of which way the transition moves. The direction could [more…]

Setting Slides to Advance in PowerPoint 2013

By default, slides in PowerPoint 2013 advance on mouse click. That means that no matter how long you leave a slide onscreen, PowerPoint doesn’t try to advance to the next slide until you give the signal [more…]

Entrance Animations in PowerPoint 2013

Animations are movements that are somewhat like transitions except they apply to individual objects on a slide rather than the entire slide. For example, you can animate a picture so that it appears after [more…]

How to Create Exit Animations in PowerPoint 2013

An exit animation in PowerPoint 2013 causes an object to leave the slide before the next slide appears. Without an exit animation applied, an object stays onscreen until the next slide appears. Exit animations [more…]

How to Move In between Slides in PowerPoint

To move from one slide to the next in PowerPoint 2013 or to trigger the next on-click animation on a slide, click the left mouse button. That’s all you need to know at the most basic level. [more…]

What are Handouts in PowerPoint 2013?

PowerPoint 2013 gives you various methods for delivering your presentation: You can deliver a presentation live in a meeting room, broadcast it on the Internet, package it on a writeable CD, or send it [more…]

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