Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Use the Pointer
Presenting a Slide Show
The mouse pointer ( ) changes
to the laser pointer ( ), and
the laser pointer appears
6 Drag the mouse around the area
you want to identify on-screen.
7 Position the pointer over the
The pointer temporarily changes
back to the mouse pointer (
8 Click the Next icon (
A The slide advances and the
pointer changes back to the
laser pointer (
The laser pointer ( ) changes
to the mouse pointer (
Is there an easier way to turn on the laser pointer?
Yes. Constantly going to the on-screen toolbar is
inconvenient and strains the audience. To use the
laser pointer briefly, press then press the
primary mouse button, and then drag the mouse to
move it. When you release the mouse button or the
key, the mouse pointer (
Can I change the color of the laser pointer?
No, but the laser pointer is designed in such a way
that it is clearly visible, even on a red slide
background, or a red graphic or table. It actually
shows well on any color because it is red with a
) comes back.