Using Action Buttons in PowerPoint

How to Use Action Buttons in PowerPoint?


Buttons can be added into a slide using the menu bar option 'Slide Show -> Action Buttons'. All these buttons work on two events 'Mouse Over' and 'Mouse Click' event. The action can be None, Hyperlink to, run a program, macro. Even sounds can be played when the button is clicked by a mouse or hovered over by a mouse.

Using Action Buttons in Microsoft Powerpoint 2002

  • In the above example, next and previous button are added to the slides.
  • On a mouse click event an hyperlink is added to the next or previous slide.
  • Test the new Action buttons by running the slide show and clicking it.

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