Animations Tab

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The Animations Tab allows you to apply amazing animation effects to all your objects on your question slide including images, shapes, text and Flash movies.

To manage the Animations Tab:

  1. Select and open an existing question in your quiz or survey or create a new question.
  2. Click the Slide View from the top ribbon.
  3. Select the Animations Tab from the menu.

The Animations Tab is divided into three sections:

  1. Entrance Animations
  2. Exit Animations
  3. Transitions to This Slide

Entrance Animations

  • Animate: To apply an entrance animation to an object, do the following:
    1. Select the object on the slide with your mouse.
    2. Choose which animation to apply from the five animation effects available:
      • Fade In
      • Grow
      • Fly In
      • Spin
      • Spin andGrow
      • None (no animation)
  • Speed: You can determine the speed at which your animation will enter by choosing from the following options:
    • Very Fast
    • Fast
    • Medium
    • Slow
    • Very Slow
  • Enter From: You can set from which direction your animation will appear by clicking on the Enter From selection. Either keep the current setting or choose the direction from the eight arrows available.

Exit Animations

  • Animate: To apply an exit animation to an object:
    1. Select the object on the slide with your mouse.
    2. Choose which animation to apply from the five animation effects available:
      • Fade Out
      • Shrink
      • Fly Out
      • Spin
      • Spin and Shrink
      • None (no animation)
  • Speed: You can determine the speed at which your animation will exit by choosing from the following options:
    • Very Fast
    • Fast
    • Medium
    • Slow
    • Very Slow
  • Exit From: You can set from which direction your animation will disappear by clicking on the Exit From selection. Either keep the current setting or choose the direction from the eight arrows available.

Transitions To This Slide

As well as applying animation effects to objects within a question, you can also apply transition effects to the entire slide. The transition you choose in the Transitions To This Slide determines how the slide will appear.

  • No Transition: Select the No Transition buttonto have no transition effect for this question.
  • Transition: Select the Transition button to apply the current transition to the question. By clicking on the up and down arrows, you can scroll through the available transitions for the slide. By clicking on the bottom arrow, all the available transitions are visible. They are divided into four types of transition.
    • No Transition
    • Fades and Dissolves
    • Wipes
    • Push and Cover
  • Transition Speed: Choose how fast to animate the transition between the previous slide and the current slide. Options include the following:
    • Very Fast
    • Fast
    • Medium
    • Slow
    • Very Slow
  • Apply To All: Select this button to set the transition between all slides in the project to be like the transition you have set up for the current slide.

Preview

At any point, you can preview your animations and transitions by clicking the Preview button.