Saturday, January 18, 2014

Why Don't My PowerPoint Animations Work?

Have you ever created a PowerPoint and spent all kinds of time putting animations together only to find that they don't work when you go full screen?


Maybe you have had one sent to you and the animations don't work but the creator claims that they worked fine before they emailed it.


OK - so here is just one thing you can check as part of your troubleshooting. I know that this little spot is often overlooked as folks will spend all their time focused on the animation tab looking at timings and that sort of thing.

  1. Go to the Slide Show tab
  2. Click on 'Set Up Slide Show'
  3. Make sure the box for 'Show without animations' is unchecked
  4. Click OK
Set Up Show dialog box

Here is a short video to see it.

Hope this helps!
Have an awesome day!


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