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Old 05-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Wittloc Wittloc is offline Windows 7 64bit Office 2013
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Default How to trigger animations with a keyboard button?


Such as triggering an animation by pressing "A" on your keyboard, or "Enter".
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Old 05-22-2014, 11:51 AM
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When you select something on a slide to be animated, you can choose whether you want a trigger. That will be either a click of the mouse or the Enter key. If you don't have a trigger you set a timer so the animation will happen after a certain amount of time or after a previous trigger.

Click on the Animations tab and you will see the menu bar. On the bottom of the menu bar from left to right you'll see Preview, Animation, Advanced Animation and Timing. In the Advanced Animation section, you'll see trigger options.
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Depends what you mean by Trigger. It has a specific meaning in PowerPoint but is often used wrongly.

A (real) trigger is when you have to click ON a shape to run the animation (instead of just clicking the mouse, space or enter etc.|)

If you mean this the ONLY keyboard shortcut that will work is TAB then ENTER. IF you have more than one trigger press TAB x times.

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