Create scrolling text

To have your text scroll down a slide like the credits after films, it is quickest and easiest to apply the preset animation scheme (animation scheme: Adds preset visual effects to text on slides. Ranging from subtle to exciting, each scheme usually includes an effect for the slide title and an effect that is applied to bullets or paragraphs on a slide.) Credit. You can also experiment with the other preset animation schemes to find the one that scrolls text the way you want.

  1. Click the Slides tab and select the slide you want.
  2. On the Slide Show menu click Animation Schemes.
  3. In the Slide Design task pane (task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allow you to use these commands while still working on your files.), under Apply to selected slides, click Credit in the list.
  4. Click Play button to review your animation.

 Note   If you want to apply the scheme to all slides, click the Apply to All Slides button.

Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003