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PowerPoint 2007: Assign the Order of Animation Effects

PowerPoint 2007: Assign the Order of Animation Effects

Now that you know how to add animation effects, you’re going to need to know how to arrange and organize those effects so they process in the correct order.

It’s real simple – you go right back to the Custom Animation Task Pane and use the Re-Order command at the bottom.

Figure 46. Custom Animation Task Pane

Assigning Animation Order

     
  1. Select a text placeholder or a graphic
     
  2.  
  3. Choose the Custom Animation command in the Animations group on the Animations tab
     
  4.  
  5. In the Custom Animation Task Pane, select an animation you want to move
     
  6.  
  7. Click the Re-Order up arrow or down arrow until it reaches the desired position
      (Animations occur in the order they are shown in the Custom Animation Task Pane)
     

Previewing Animation

     
  1. In Normal View, display the slide you want to preview
     
  2.  
  3. Click the Preview command in the Preview group on the Animations tab