Animate a picture on your slide

To add some spirit to your presentation, you can add an animation effect to a picture or to shapes on your slides.

In this example, we’ll animate two pictures.

  1. Select the first picture.

  2. On the Animations tab, pick an animation effect. For example, pick Fly In.

Pick an animation effect

  1. Click Effect Options, and then pick a direction for the animation. For example, From Left.

Click Effect Options

  1. Select the second picture that you want to animate.

  2. On the Animations tab, pick Fly In.

  3. Click Effect Options and pick From Right.

Tip:  You’ll notice that each picture has a number associated with it. That number determines which picture will fly in first. You can change the order by selecting a picture and, under Reorder Animation, click Move Earlier or Move Later.

Change the order of your animations

  1. To test the animations you just applied to the two pictures, go to Slide Show View, located in the bottom, right corner of the orange task bar.

    Slide Show View

  2. Click the mouse on the slide to start each animation.

Tip:  To remove an animation effect, in Normal view, select the picture, and on the Animations tab, click None.

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