Chapter 25. Adding Graphics, Multimedia, and Special Effects

In this chapter

Using Transitions to Control Pacing 760

Animating Text and Objects on a Slide 762

Adding Music, Sounds, and Video to Your Presentation 771

Combining Transition Effects 775

Troubleshooting 776

Secrets of the Office Masters: Animating Charts to Emphasize Data 776

Using Transitions to Control Pacing

PowerPoint makes it easy to control what your audience sees on the screen when you move from one slide to another. You can arrange things so that one slide replaces another onscreen, just as it would if you clicked through a carousel of 35mm slides. Or you can add wipes, dissolves, and other varieties of eye-catching (and frequently distracting) transitions. Properly done, transitions ...

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