Adding different transitions for slides in the presentation

  1. Go to the ribbon to the Transitions tab.
  2. Select the slide for which you want this transition.
  3. Select one from transitions which you like the most.
  4. Click Effect Options button and select one of them.
  5. Use On Mouse Click checkbox if you need it.
  6. Select After and set the time if you want.
  7. Select next slide of your presentation.
  8. Repeat previous steps to set a different transition for this slide.
  9. Continue for as many slides as you want.

Tip: In case you are tired of clicking or changed your mind just click Apply to All to set the same transition for all of your slides.

How to add transitions to a PowerPoint presentation?

  1. Go to the ribbon to the Transitions tab.
  2. Select the slide for which you want this transition.
  3. Select one from transitions which you like the most.
  4. Click Effect Options button and select one of them.
  5. Untick On Mouse Click checkbox or leave this checkbox ticked.
  6. Select After and set the time if you want your transition to be triggered itself after time you set.
  7. Click Apply to All button if you want to set this transition for all slides.

Tip: On the right side of your screen you can see the Animation Pane menu. You can right click it and select Effect Options to have more options of your transition.

How to convert a Word document to PowerPoint?

  1. Prepare your document in Microsoft Word application.
  2. Ho to ribbon to the File tab.
  3. Click Options.
  4. From the left menu choose Customize Ribbon.
  5. In Choose Commands From: choose All Commands.
  6. Select Send to Microsoft PowerPoint command and click Add button.
  7. Click the button you’ve just added to convert your Word document to PowerPoint.
  8. PowerPoint opens with your Word document’s content.

Tip: In case not everything is converted you should take care about formatting. For example when slide’s text didn’t paste just change it into Word to Heading 2.

Neon Text Effect

Neon text Effect

  1. Go to the ribbon to the Home tab.
  2. From the Drawings click Text Box.
  3. Insert it into your slide and write something down.
  4. Select the whole text.
  5. Right click and choose Format Shape.
  6. From the menu which appeared on the right side of the screen choose Text Options.
  7. Click Text Outline.
  8. Choose Solid Line.
  9. Set Color to something light such as yellow.
  10. Set Width to 5 pt.
  11. In Text Options go to Text Effects (second A letter).
  12. Expand Glow.
  13. In Presets choose Gold (you can choose something else).
  14. You can descrease Glow‘s Size if you want.
  15. Go to the ribbon to the Home tab again.
  16. From the Drawings click Rectangle.
  17. Insert big rectangle into your slide to hide the Text Box.
  18. In Shape Fill choose some dark color such as black.
  19. Set Shape Outline to No Outline.
  20. Right click the Rectangle and choose Send to Back option.
  21. Your text will shine like a neon.

How to create 3D Arrow?

  1. Go to ribbon to the Insert tab.
  2. Click Shapes and expand the drop-down list.
  3. From arrows choose the one you like the most eg. Curved Down Arrow which is in Block Arrows section.
  4. Right click inserted arrow and click Format Shape.
  5. Format Shape menu appears on the right on the screen. Here you can change something with your arrow.
  6. Click Effects (small symbol of pentagon). With 3-D Format and 3-D Rotation you can make your arrow more 3D.
  7. There are many more options to change. Inscreasing the Size of Glow looks nice.

Removing the background from pictures

  1. Insert the picture to your slide.
  2. Click the picture.
  3. Go to the ribbon to the Format tab which just appeared.
  4. Click Remove Background button.
  5. Expand the area of selection.
  6. Use Mark Area to Keep button to improve what PowerPoint highlighted to keep.
  7. Use your cursor to select this area.
  8. Use Make Areas to Remove button and do the same thing for area you want to remove.
  9. Right click on the image.
  10. Choose Format Picture option.
  11. Select Soft Edges.
  12. Change it to 5 Points.

Keyframe animations in just 10 steps

Keyframe animation is duplicating slides and making a slight adjustment to the object for every next slide. To make it just follow these 10 easy steps:

  1. Sit and imagine how your animation should look like. Imagine the whole story.
  2. Think about objects, background and animations on the slides.
  3. Create your first slide with all of your objects.
  4. Group them all into one object. Go to the ribbon to the Home tab to do that.
  5. Click Arrange button and choose Group from the list.
  6. Right click on your slide and select Duplicate Slide.
  7. On the second slide move your objects.
  8. Continue making slight adjustments to the objects for every next slide.
  9. After all slides are done just click one slide. Press CTRL + A to select all slides.
  10. Go to the ribbon to the Transitions tab. In Advance Slide set After 00:00.15 and Duration 01.00.

Next only start your slide show and enjoy your keyframe animations in PowerPoint.

How to see notes while presenting?

  1. Go to the ribbon to the Slide Show tab.
  2. Tick Use Presenter View checkbox.
  3. Start your Slide Show.
  4. Right click on the screen.
  5. Choose Show Presenter View option from the list.
  6. Black window appears.
  7. Since now you can see Notes as well. Audition see only your slides. That’s how Presenter View works.

Tip: Presenter View is really useful feature. You can find several tricks about it on this website.