Animating and Building Visio 2007 Diagrams in PowerPoint 2007

You can use the PowerPoint 2007 build features to animate Visio 2007 shapes on your slides. Builds are particularly handy for introducing complex ideas. If you illustrate the concept in Visio 2007, you can display it, one element at a time, in your presentation. PowerPoint 2007 offers two types of builds that you can use with Visio 2007 diagrams, animated builds and sequential slide builds.

In an animated build, you copy elements of a Visio 2007 drawing individually, paste or embed them on a slide, and then animate each element in PowerPoint 2007 to build the drawing, as Figure 13-10 shows. You can even control the way different parts of a drawing appear on a slide, allowing elements ...

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