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Mac Guide: Microsoft PowerPoint 2011
Inserting a Sound

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Inserting a Sound into your Powerpoint Presentation


Select the slide you are going to place the sound onto.


Insert << Audio << Audio from File

mac powerpoint insert sound

 

Browse for your sound file << Insert

mac powerpoint insert sound

 

When you click on the sound icon, your sound will start playing automatically.

mac powerpoint insert sound

 

To move your sound icon out of the middle of your presentation >> Click on the icon >> move it to where you would like it placed.

mac powerpoint insert sound

 
To change the playback of your sound


Click on Format Audio on the Ribbon << Audio Options << Start dropdown box << select Automatically, On Click or Play Across Slides.

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If you choose Automatically, your sound will play straight away.
If you choose On Click, you will need to click on the sound icon.
If you choose Play Across Slides, when you click on the sound icon your sound will continue to play across all slides.