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Mac Guide: Microsoft PowerPoint 2011
Inserting a Movie

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Inserting a Movie into your Powerpoint Presentation

Select the slide you are going to insert a movie into.

 

Insert >> Movie >> Movie from File

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Browse for your Movie >>Insert

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To Change the Playback of your Movie
  • Click on the Format Movie tab
  • Click on the Start dropdown box
  • Choose between Automatically or On Click
    • Automatically will play your movie clip straight away
    • On Click means you have to click on you movie clip to get it to play

     

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Inserting a Video from YouTube

The safest way to use a video from YouTube is to hyperlink it to your slide; do not embed the file as this can breach the Copyright Act 1994.

  • Find the video you want to link to
  • Click in the address bar, to copy your video link

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  • Press Cmd C (copy) OR Right click and choose Copy

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  • Go back to your PowerPoint slide
  • Click where you want to place your video link
  • Press Cmd V (paste) OR Right click and choose Paste

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  • Highlight the link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yltlJEdSAHw

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  • Right click on the link and choose Hyperlink

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  • The following dialogue box will appear;

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  • Copy (cmd c) the YouTube link from the Display box

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  • Paste (cmd v) the YouTube link to the Link to box

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  • Type the text you want to appear as your link in the Display box

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Adding Action Buttons to your Presentation

By adding action buttons to your presentation you can tell amovie or sound to play at a specific time or you can use an action button to navigate to another slide in your presentation. e.g. Home

 

Action Buttons
Insert >> Shapes >> Action Buttons

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Choosing a button
Once you have chosen your button you will notice the mouse pointer has changed to a +
Move your mouse onto your slide and click and drag to make your button.

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The action button dialogue box will now show, this enables you to choose the settings you want for your button.

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Choose which tab you want to use; Mouse Click or Mouse Over

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Choose which action you want and click OK

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