Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Apply Standard Animation Effects
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
In Normal view, under the Slides tab, select your desired
slide(s) for the animation.
In the Ribbon, click the Animations tab.
On the slide, select the text or object you want to
In the Ribbon, in the Animation Group, select your
desired standard effect (Fade, Wipe, or Fly-In) from the
Animate list. We chose Fade, as shown in Figure 14-1.
After the effect is applied, a nonprinting number
appears next to your text or object indicating the order
of the effect. The number also doesn’t appear in the
Figure 14-1: Animate your slides
Photo Credit: PhotoSpin
Click the Preview button, in the far left of the Ribbon,
to preview the effect on your displayed slide.
Click the Slide Show button, in the bottom right of the
window, to play the presentation from your displayed
To delete the animation effect, select No Animation
from the Animate list.