Animating Slides

In PowerPoint XP animating slides is simple. Just follow the step-by-step instructions provided in this free lesson.

Choosing animation for your slides

PowerPoint offers several options for animating your slides.

  • Once you click Slide Design Animation Schemes, the Slide Design pane appears with a list of options.

Slide Design pane

  • Click an animation scheme you think might work well in your presentation.
  • Preview different schemes to see which one best fits your slides. To preview your choice, make sure the AutoPreview option is checked.
  • You can apply different animation to each individual slide or click on Apply to All Slides.
  • Once you have applied your animation, you can click on Play or Slide Show to view it.
  • Remove animation by selecting No Animation in the white box.