Assigning Animation to a Slide Object

The Animations tab of the Ribbon provides all the commands related to the application and modification of animation effects. Animating an object or objects on a slide is an easy three-step process. Select an object on the slide, select an animation from the Animation gallery, and then use the Effect Options gallery to fine-tune the selected animation. Figure 20.2 shows the Animation gallery.

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Figure 20.2. The Animation gallery.

The Animation gallery groups the animation effects into four categories: Entrance, Emphasis, Exit, and Motion Paths. The first three categories—Entrance, Emphasis, and Exit—are self-explanatory. ...

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