My animated GIF won't play

To play animated GIF (GIF: A graphics file format (.gif extension in Windows) used to display indexed-color graphics on the World Wide Web. It supports up to 256 colors and uses lossless compression, meaning that no image data is lost when the file is compressed.) files, you must open the files in the Preview/Properties window. To do this, select the animated GIF file, and then on the View menu, click Preview/Properties.

Applies to:
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007