After applying animation effects, it is a good practice to customize them, especially if you have applied multiple animations to the same object. Learning How To customize animation effects in PowerPoint 2013 includes setting the order in which animations occur and modifying the timing of each animation. Apply and customize animations on SmartArt, Tables, Charts, and even Text of a free PowerPoint theme. Let us explore animation options with picture illustrations.
How To Apply Customization Effects
Explore options, such as adding sounds to an animation and much more. Do this by clicking the Animation Pane button in the Advanced Animation group. The Advanced Animation group is found under the Insert Tab on the PowerPoint Ribbon.
An alternate way to display the Pane is to click the numbered box, which appears when you add an animation effect.
The Animation Pane appears on the Right hand side of the screen. It is a display of all animation effects on the current slide in an order. Change order by clicking the arrows for Re-ordering animations. Change the duration of a particular animation by dragging its timeline.
How To Insert Sound to an Animation
Click an animation effect to customize in the Animation Pane. Now, click the downward arrow. From the contextual menu, click Effect Options.
Click on the Effect option in the Fade Toolbar. Select from different per-existing sounds under the Enhancement heading. Click on the More Sounds option from the drop-down menu to insert a sound from your Mac or PC.
The above Tutorial on How To Customize Animation Effects in PowerPoint 2013 explains quick & simple ways of re-ordering multiple animations, setting the duration of an animation effect, and adding sounds to an animation. All is done through the Animation Pane, which is accessible through the PowerPoint Ribbon, as well as the numbered button on the left hand side of the animated object.