Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Crafting a Video
Figure 19-2: Specify what elements you want to record.
2. To record slide timings, select the Slide and Animation Timings check
box. To record narrations and the laser pointer, select the Narrations
and Laser Pointer check box.
You’ll almost always want to select the Slide and Animation Timings
check box. Select the Narrations and Laser Pointer check box only if you
want to add your voice narration, the laser pointer, or both.
If you don’t want to record a narration but you would still like the laser
pointer to appear in your final video, select the Narrations and Laser
Pointer check box. Then, in Step 4, just skip the part about speaking into
3. Click OK to begin recording the slide show.
The first slide of your presentation is displayed, and a small toolbar
titled Record Slide Show is displayed, as shown in Figure 19-3.
Figure 19-3: The Record Slide Show toolbar.
4. Speak your narration into the microphone. Press Enter or click the
mouse button each time you want to advance to a new slide or call up
a new animation element (such as a bullet point).
5. If you want to use the laser pointer on a slide, hold down the Ctrl key
and then click and hold the mouse button and use the mouse to
control the laser pointer.
When you release the mouse button, the laser pointer disappears. (For
more information about working the laser pointer, see Chapter 6.)
6. If you need to pause the recording at any time, click the Pause button
that appears in the Record Slide Show toolbar.
The recording is suspended, and a dialog box appears with a button
that lets you resume the recording. When you’re ready to continue, click