Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Using the Animations Tab
The Animations tab consists of four groups of controls, as described in the
✓ Preview: This group includes a single control — a Preview button —
that displays a preview of the animation effects you selected for the
✓ Animation: This group lets you select one of several predefined animations
for the selected object.
✓ Advanced Animation: The controls in this group let you create
custom animations with features that the basic animations provided
by using the Animation group. For more information, see the section
“Customizing Your Animation,” later in this chapter.
✓ Timing: This group lets you set the timing of the animation. For more
information, see the section “Timing your animations,” later in this
To apply an animation effect, first select the text box that you want to
animate. Then, choose the animation style from the Animation gallery on the
Like other PowerPoint galleries, the Animation gallery includes a More button
(at the bottom right) that summons the complete gallery, as shown in Figure 9-4.
Figure 9-4: The Animation gallery.