Course summary: Trigger an animation effect

Trigger an animation effect to begin when you click it

  1. On the Animations tab, in the Advanced Animation group, click Animation Pane.

  2. In the Animation Pane, select the animated shape or other object that you want to trigger to begin playing when you click it.

  3. In the Advanced Animation group, click Trigger, point to On Click of, and then select the object.

Trigger an animation to begin during a video or audio clip

To trigger an animation effect to play during a video or audio clip, you must first insert a bookmark at the desired point in the clip.

  1. Add a bookmark to your video or audio clip for where you want to trigger an animation effect to begin.

  2. On the Animations tab, in the Advanced Animation group, click Animation Pane.

  3. In the Animation Pane, select the animation effect that you want to begin at a certain point during the audio or video clip.

  4. In the Advanced Animation group, click Trigger, point to On Bookmark, and select the bookmark that you want to trigger the animation to begin.

Trigger text to appear as an overlay on a video

You can add text to fade in and out while your video plays. By adding animation effects to your text, it gives you more control over how and when your text appears. See Trigger text to appear as an overlay on a video for more information.

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Applies To: PowerPoint 2013



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