Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Inserting Action Buttons
To insert an action button, click the Insert tab, click Shapes (in the Illustrations group), and
scroll to the bottom of the Shapes gallery, where you’ll find the Action Buttons category.
Click one of these buttons, and then drag to draw it on your slide. The Action Settings
dialog box, shown in Figure 20-20, appears.
Figure 20-20 This dialog box appears automatically when you insert an action button. You can
display it later by selecting the button (or other object) and clicking Action in the Links group on
the Insert tab.
On the Mouse Click tab in the Action Settings dialog box, select the action you want to
occur when a viewer clicks the button. Similar settings are available on the Mouse Over tab;
these actions take place when a viewer hovers the mouse pointer over the button in Slide
As shown in Figure 20-20, the list below Hyperlink To offers options similar to those in the
Insert Hyperlink dialog box. Other options in the Action Settings dialog box allow you to
specify a program to run or a sound to play when the button is clicked.