Published on April 26, 2009
Using Buttons in PowerPoint : Using Buttons in PowerPoint Index Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Home Page End Presentation We Will Work On This File During Class To Learn How To Modify A PowerPoint To Work With Buttons. Page 1 : Page 1 Return Home When text is highlighted and formatted as a Hyperlink the color will change based on the Slide Design assigned to the slide. The color of the Text (button) can be controlled by selecting - Format > Slide Design > Color Schemes > Edit Color Schemes… Page 2 : Page 2 Selecting the Text Box and formatting it as the Hyperlink retains the original color of the text. The Text Box by default is invisible. Continue Slide 4: Action Buttons can be inserted to perform a variety of functions. The color of the Action Buttons can be controlled by double clicking on the button. Return Home Page 3 : Page 3 To Require someone to use buttons it is necessary to turn off the “Advance slide On mouse click” feature. Also the “Advance slide Automatically after a certain amount of time must be disabled. Slide Transitions can still occur, but will happen when the Hyperlink is pressed. Return Home Page 4 : Page 4 I’m tired! Click on my photo to go home. Slide 7: Since the advance on click is turned off it is necessary to add an End Show button to allow someone to quit the PowerPoint presentation This should be added at a logical location during the presentation. It does not need to be after the last slide.