Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Changing the Appearance of the Sound Icon
the advanced timeline is already displayed; close the menu without selecting
3. (Optional) Widen the Animation pane by dragging its left border toward the
center of the slide so that you have more working room.
4. (Optional) Click the word Seconds at the bottom of the pane. This opens a menu
where you can choose Zoom In or Zoom Out to change the zoom on the timeline.
5. Click a clip to select it on the Animation pane. A right-pointing arrow appears
next to the clip. The arrow position corresponds to the place on the timeline where
the clip is currently set to begin.
6. Open the clip’s drop-down menu and choose either With Previous or After
Previous, depending on how you want it to relate to the clip that precedes it.
If there is more than one sound clip set to After Previous, a vertical line appears where the i rst clip will i nish. If a
clip is set to After Previous, it cannot start before the clip that precedes it. Therefore, any delay that you set up for
a subsequent clip will be in relation to the end of the preceding clip. If the clip is set to With Previous, the two can
7. (Optional) To reorder the clips on the list, click a clip and then click the up or
down Re-Order arrow at the top of the pane.
8. To change the amount of delay that is assigned to a clip, drag the arrow next to
the clip to the right or left. This is the same as changing the number in the Delay
text box in the clip’s properties. A ScreenTip appears as you drag telling how much
delay you are adding. See Figure 14.17.
You can use a timeline to graphically set the timing between clips on a slide.
You can use custom animation to create complex systems of sounds that play, pause, and stop in relation to other
animated objects on the slide. Chapter 16 contains full details.