Animate text bullets

To unveil information in stages while delivering your presentation, show text bullets one at a time.

  1. Select the text bullets.

  2. On the Animations tab, pick an animation, such as Appear, Fade In, or Fly In.

    Animations in PowerPoint Online

Note:  If you pick Fly In, click Effects Options as you’ll need to pick a direction for the bullets to fly in from, such as bottom, top, left, or right.

  1. With the text bullets still selected, click Effect Options, and then click By Paragraph so the bullets will appear one at a time.

    Animate by paragraph

  2. To preview the animated text, in the lower right corner of the orange task bar, click Slide Show View, and then click to show each bullet of text, one at a time.

    Slide Show View

For more about animating slide content, see:

Animate a picture on your slide

Animation effects available in PowerPoint Online

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