Animations Tab

In this topic, we will look at the Animations Tab.


  1. Select the element(s) on your slide that you'd like to animate.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Animations tab.

    Step 2
  3. Choose an effect from the Animation Styles dropdown menu.

    Step 3
  4. In this example, click Random Bars.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Effect Options to choose an effect you'd like to add to that element. 

    Step 5
  6. Click Vertical

    Step 6
  7. Select when to begin the animation from the Start dropdown menu.

    Step 7
  8. In this example, select On Click.

    Step 8
  9. Duration allows you to specify the length of an animation.


    The Animation Delay option allows you to play the animation after a certain number of seconds.  In this example, we'll change the animation delay to 00.25 by clicking the up arrow.

    Step 9
  10. Click the Animation Pane.

    Step 10
  11. Click the Play button to test the animation options you have selected for your slide.

    Step 11

After completing this topic, you are able to apply animations to your slide.