The purpose of a trigger is to start an effect, either an animation effect or a video or sound effect. So, before you can create a trigger, you need to first create or insert an effect.
Other videos in this course
This video is part of a training course called Trigger an animation effect. You can download the entire course or watch the videos online:
- Video: Trigger an animation effect. When you want to click a specific thing on a slide to start an animation effect, use a trigger. Triggers give you specific click points for controlling animation, and are especially useful when you want several effects on a slide.
- Video: Trigger multiple effects, including sound. (You are here!) The purpose of a trigger is to start an effect, either an animation effect or a video or sound effect. So, before you can create a trigger, you need to first create or insert an effect.
- Video: Trigger a video. A trigger gives you an advantage when you want to start a video. It enables you to play the video without having to click it to so do. You can pull the video off the slide, so it doesn’t show before you play it. Then, you can set it to play full-screen, and use a trigger to start it.
- Video: Trigger text to play over a video. In PowerPoint 2013, you can mark points in a video using bookmarks, and you can use these bookmarks to trigger effects. Watch this video to learn how.
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