Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding Action Buttons
✓ Change the action setting for a button: You can change the action
setting for a button by right-clicking the button and choosing the Action
Creating a navigation toolbar
Grouping action buttons into a navigation toolbar makes a slide show easy
to navigate. You can add a set of navigation buttons to the bottom of your
Slide Master. Figure 16-13 shows a slide with navigation buttons in the
lowerright corner. These buttons make getting around the show a snap. For this
example, I use Beginning, Backward (Previous), Forward (Next), and Ending
buttons, but you can include any buttons you want.
Figure 16-13: A slide with navigation buttons.
To create a navigation toolbar that appears on every slide, follow these steps:
1. Switch to Slide Master View.
From the View tab on the Ribbon, click the Slide Master button in the
Presentation Views group. Or if you like shortcuts, hold down the Shift
key and click the Normal View button in the lower-left corner of the
2. Create the action buttons that you want to include.
Follow the procedure described in the preceding section, “Creating a
button,” to create each button. Make sure that all the buttons are the
same size and line them up to create a tight cluster of buttons.