Chapter 12. Letting Action Settings Work for You

In this chapter

  • Find out what action settings are and how they can help you create a dynamic slide show

  • Learn how to add action settings to PowerPoint objects

  • Explore the use of action buttons

  • Learn how to add action settings to text by using hyperlinks

  • Discover how to create a nonlinear presentation

One of the more serious drawbacks of a traditional slide show is that it locks you into a sequential presentation, one slide after another. If your presentation is strictly an exposition, with no questions or side trips allowed, that might not necessarily be so bad. But if you already present in any kind of teaching or training environment, you know that such presentations are rarely sequential.

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