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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Negrino

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Chapter 7. Adding Rich Media and Hyperlinks

Rich media is the omnibus term for sounds, music, animations, and video files that you can add to your slides to enhance your presentation. You might want to include an animation on a slide to show a dynamic process, or insert a video clip to illustrate one of your points.

Background music, sound effects, and narration can add interest to your presentation, especially if you plan to export the presentation as a movie for use on the Web. Sounds and music are less useful when you’re giving the presentation live, because people generally want to hear you, not a fancy production.

You’re familiar with hyperlinks from browsing the Web. In PowerPoint, you can add a hyperlink to either text or graphics, and the ...

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