The animation list displays all animations for the current slide.
Each slide has one main animation that runs when the slide is shown.
More animations may be present, which run when a shape is shown. If any of these animated shapes are present, they are listed in the lower half of the animation list. Tabs display the name of each shape that runs an animation.
Each list entry consists of the following two rows:
The first row of the entry shows a mouse icon if the animation is started by a mouse click, and a clock if the animation starts after the previous animation ends. The name of the shape for the animation effect or the first characters of the animated text.
In the second row an icon shows the animation effect, followed by the category and the name of the effect.
Adds another animation effect for the selected object on the slide.
Removes the selected animation effects from the animation list.
Click one of the buttons to move the selected animation effect up or down in the list.
Select an animation effect category. The following categories are available:
Select an animation effect.
Displays when the selected animation effect should be started. The following start options are available:
On click - the animation stops at this effect until the next mouse click.
With previous - the animation runs immediately.
After previous - the animation runs as soon as the previous animation ends.
Selects the additional properties of the animation. Click the Options button to open the Effect Options dialogue box, where you can select and apply properties.
Specifies the duration of the selected animation effect.
The animation starts delayed by this amount of time.
Select to preview new or edited effects on the slide while you assign them.
Plays the selected animation effect in the preview.