Set the Start Options

By default, PowerPoint animations and transitions begin when you click the mouse or any key on the keyboard:  On Click. You can make the animation start automatically. Here are the steps.


2. Try it: Set the Start Options

The baseball on Slide 5 is selected.

The Animation Pane is visible.

Go to Animations ->Timing->Start.

Select: After Previous.


What Do You See? Both animations should start After Previous.


Preview the animations.

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Exam 77-883: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

5. Applying Transitions and Animations

5.2. Apply effect and path options: Set the Start Options

Animations ->Timing->Start