Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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• After Animation: Choose whether to dim or hide
your text or object after the animation or after your
next mouse click. You can also have your text or
object change colors after the animation.
• Animate Text: Choose whether to have your text
animate all at once or by each word or letter. If you
choose by word or letter, specify the percentage of
delay between words or letters.
In the dialog box for your specific animation effect, on
the Timing tab, select the specific enhancements you
want. For a motion path, your choices are as follows:
• Start: Specify how you want the animation to begin,
as shown in Figure 14-12. Choose from on mouse
click, along with the previous animation, or after the
previous animation plays through.
• Delay: Specify whether you want a delay between the
end of one animation and the beginning of the next.
• Speed: Choose from a variety of speeds for your
• Repeat: Choose how many times you want the
animation to loop (repeat).
• Rewind When Done Playing: If you select this check
box, the animation automatically rewinds when it’s
done playing and returns to its original state/position
on the slide.
• Triggers: Specify whether the animation plays when
the mouse is just clicked or when the mouse is
clicked on a specific object or piece of text.
Figure 14-13: The art moves in smoothly to a breeze sound effect . . .
Photo Credit: PhotoSpin
Click Play, at the bottom of the pane, to preview the effect
on your displayed slide. (See Figures 14-13 and 14-14.)
Click Slide Show, at the bottom of the pane, to play the