Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Select either Movie Tools or Sound Tools.
You can use the Custom Animation task pane to play, pause, and stop a
movie. You can also use this task pane to further animate a sound or
movie object. For example, you can have the first frame of your movie
or your sound icon move into the frame and begin playing. See Chapter
11 for further details on animation.
Specify your settings in the Movie Options or Sound
Options group (see Figure 12-19):
• Play Movie: Choose from When Clicked,
Automatically, or Play Across Slides. When you
choose the latter, the movie continues to play when
you advance to the next slide. If you choose this
option, you must then click the Animations tab and
then Custom Animation in the Animations group.
In the Custom Animations task pane, click the movie
play effect (line with triangle) and then click the
down arrow and select Effect Options from the
dropdown list. Under Stop playing, click After and specify
the number of slides (see Figure 12-20).
• Loop Until Stopped: The movie or sound plays
repeatedly until you stop it.
• Rewind Movie After Playing: The movie
automatically rewinds to the first frame after playing once.
• Slide Sound volume: Click the icon to access the
• Hide During Show: Icons and frames are hidden
during the slide show.
• Play Full Screen: The movie plays full screen. When
it’s completed, the slide returns on-screen.
• Max Sound File Size: By default. .wav sound files are
linked, rather than embedded, if they’re bigger than
100KB. You can increase that threshold. Beware that
embedding too large a file may impact PowerPoint’s
Figure 12-19: Edit your movie and sound options
Figure 12-20: Choose to play a movie over