Applying Transitions

Transitions in PowerPoint use special effects to go from slide to slide. Learn all about using PowerPoint transitions in this free lesson.


  1. Open our practice presentation.
  2. With the first slide selected, apply a Push transition from the Subtle category.
  3. Change the Effect Options to push From Right.
  4. Change the Duration to 2.00.
  5. Set the slides to Automatically Advance after 3 seconds, or 00:03.00.
  6. Use the Apply to All command to apply your changes to every slide.
  7. Using the Slide Show button at the bottom of your window, play your slideshow. Each slide should advance automatically like in the image below: