Animating Text and Objects

Animating Text and Objects

Introduction

PowerPoint 2007 Views In PowerPoint, you can animate text and objects such as clip art, shapes, and pictures on the slide. Animation—or movement—on the slide can be used to draw the audience's attention to specific content or to make the slide easier to read.

In this lesson, you will learn how to animate text and objects on slides using built-in and custom animation effects.

Applying animation effects

To apply a default animation effect:

Animation Effect

To apply a custom animation effect:

Custom Animation
Add Effect
Entrance Effects
Blind Entrace
Custom Animation Task Pane List

Select More Effects or More Motions Paths from the menu to see more animation effect options.

Working with animation effects

To modify a default or custom animation effect:

Example Animation

To remove an animation effect:

Remove Animation

To apply a different animation effect:

Change Effect
New Effect Menu

To preview an animation effect:

Preview Effect

Working with animation effects

To animate text with a default animation:

Animate Text
Animate Text Together
Animate Text by Level

To modify an animation effect in other ways:

Menu Options
More Options

The dialog box name is based on the animation effect name. In the example above, the animation effect is Fade. The tabs and options on the tabs will vary based on the animation effect that is being modified.

To reorder animation effects:

Reorder Effects

Challenge!

Use the Company Overview presentation or any other presentation you choose to complete this challenge.