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Enhancing Your PowerPoint PresentationCreating effective and interesting PowerPoint presentations takes a bit of effort. Jazz up your presentations using animations.
What Are Animations in PowerPoint?
Animations and transitions are the finishing touches to a presentation.
- Animate Your PowerPoint Presentations
Apply custom animations to PowerPoint objects. Bullet points, titles, graphics and pictures can all be animated in your PowerPoint presentation.
- Use a PowerPoint Animation Scheme
If you don't want to do all the work animating objects individually, try this new feature in PowerPoint 2003. By applying an animation scheme, PowerPoint adds the transitions and animations to the objects in a tasteful and appealing way, saving you all the bother.
- Motion Path Animations in PowerPoint
Motion paths allow you to create a specific path for your animation to follow across the screen. Perhaps you want a little plane to pull a banner across the slide but you want it to do a little "dipsy doodle" to make it a little more interesting. The answer is to create a custom motion path for the graphic object to follow across the screen.
- Transform Your Photos From Black and White to Color
Remember those old movies, like the Wizard of Oz, where they started in black and white and then slowly changed to brilliant color? Well, you can create this same effect using a simple PowerPoint animation or transition. Try out each method and see which one you like the best.