Change or remove an animation effect

In Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, you can change one animation effect on an object for another, modify the settings for an animation, or remove the animation from the object.

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For more information about animations, see the following:
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Change the animation effect on an object

To change the animation effect that is applied on an object, do the following:

  1. Select the object that has the animation effect that you want to change.
  2. On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click the More The More button button, and then select the new animation that you want.

The Animations tab in the PowerPoint 2010 ribbon

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Remove specific animation effects

  1. On the Animations tab, in the Advanced Animation group, click Animation Pane.

The Advanced Animation group on the Animation tab in the PowerPoint 2010 ribbon.

In the Animation Pane, right-click the animation effect that you want to remove and then click Remove.

The Animation Pane

 Note    You can also remove multiple, specific animation effects. Press and hold CTRL, and then in the Animation Task pane, select each animation effect that you want to remove, right-click one of the selected effects and select Remove.

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Remove all animations from a single object

  1. Select the object that you want to remove the animations from.
  2. On the Animation tab, in the Animations group, click the More The More button button, and then select None.

The Animation group with None selected

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Remove animations from all objects on a slide

  1. Select the slide that you want to remove all animations from.
  2. On the Home tab, in the Editing group, click Select, and then click Select All.
  1. On the Animation tab, in the Animations group, click the More The More button button, and then select None.

The Animation group with None selected

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Disable animations from playing in Slide Show view

  1. On the Slide Show tab, in the Set Up group, click Set Up Slide Show.

The Set Up group on the Slide Show tab in the PowerPoint 2010 ribbon

  1. In the Set Up Show dialog box, under Show options, select the Show without animation check box.

The Set Up Show dialog box

  1. Click OK.

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Applies to:
PowerPoint 2010