Advanced Animation Techniques

PowerPoint gives you additional tools and options for fine-tuning animation effects. We have already looked at effect options related to motion paths; however, you can modify even simple entrance effects, particularly when you assign an animation to a bulleted list, a SmartArt graphic, or a chart that contains multiple items in a sequence.

PowerPoint also enables you to add more than one animation effect to an object. Although restraint is in order here—you don’t want to pile animation effects onto your objects—you can add an entrance effect to an object such as a bulleted list and then also assign an emphasis effect, which enables you to revisit each bullet point on the slide to emphasize and review important information ...

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