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

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Chapter 10. Using Slide Transitions and Animations

Once you have written your presentation and pulled together all the text and graphics that will go into the presentation you should review the show, and if needed, reorganize your slides the way you like them. Then you can add motion and visual appeal to your slideshow with slide transitions and animations.

Slide transitions are animated effects that occur when you switch from one slide to another. Transitions between slides can enhance the effect of your presentation and help your audience by clearly marking when you’re done with a slide (and also, presumably letting them know that you’re moving from one topic to the next). An animation effect is the generic name for an animation that occurs within ...

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