Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Customizing Your Animation
Starting with the first effect in the list, click each effect to select it and then
choose the Start setting for the effect. If all the effects except the first are set
to With Previous or After Previous, the entire slide’s animations run
automatically after you start the first effect by clicking the mouse.
For example, Figure 9-10 shows a slide with three polygons drawn to resemble
pieces of a puzzle. You can animate this puzzle so that the three pieces come
together at the same time.
If you want to find out how to draw the shapes that are animated in this
illustration, you can look ahead to Chapter 12.
Figure 9-10: An animated puzzle.
Follow these steps to set up an animated puzzle like the one shown in
1. Add a Fly In entrance effect for the top-left piece with the following
• Start: On Click
• Direction: From Top-Left
• Duration: 2 Seconds
2. Add a Fly In entrance effect for the top-right piece with the following
• Start: With Previous