Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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3. Click the Animation Painter icon under the Advanced Animation
4. Click on a text box or picture.
PowerPoint applies the transition, from the object you selected in Step
1, to the object you selected in Step 4.
For greater flexibility in presenting information, PowerPoint lets you add
hyperlinks to your slides. Hyperlinks let you open a Web page (provided you
have an Internet connection) or a file (such as a Word document). By adding
hyperlinks to your slides, you can display additional information stored
outside of your PowerPoint file.
Creating Web page hyperlinks
A Web page hyperlink lets you convert text into a hyperlink that can load
your default browser and display any Web site. When you exit the browser
(or just switch back to PowerPoint), you can see your slide again and
continue with your presentation.
By accessing a Web site, you can avoid copying data and pasting it on a slide.
For example, if you’re giving a presentation about advertising, you can create
Web page hyperlinks to show how your competitors use the Internet to
advertise and sell their products.
To create a Web page hyperlink, follow these steps:
1. Highlight the text in a title or subtitle text box that you want to turn
into a Web page hyperlink.
2. Click the Insert tab.
3. Click the Hyperlink icon in the Links group.
An Insert Hyperlink dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 13-10.
4. Click in the Address text box and type a Web site address, such as
5. Click OK.
PowerPoint underlines the text you selected in Step 1. When you view
your presentation, PowerPoint turns the mouse pointer into a hand icon
when you move the mouse over the hyperlink. Clicking on your
hyperlink loads the default browser.