Action Settings

Set actions such as hyperlink, program execution, sound playback, and highlighting on the object or string inserted in the current slide to run when clicked on the show screen.

Steps

To set an action

  1. Select the object to apply the action.
  2. Click Insert > Action Settings.
    Or click the Action Settings icon on the Insert tab.

  3. When the Action Settings dialog box appears, select Hyperlink and then select “Previous Slide” from the list.
  4. Select the Highlight on click check box, and then click Insert.
  5. Click the object with the actions set during the slide show to highlight it, and release the mouse button to move to the previous slide.

More Information

Action Settings Dialog Box

On mouse click

Set the action to run when you click the specified object.

Play sound

You can specify a sound by setting action settings on the selected object.

Select “Other sound” to specify other sound files (*.wav) in the Insert Sound dialog box.

Highlight on click

Set the object with the actions set to be highlighted when clicked on the show screen.

This option is selected by default if you are inserting an action button.

Notes

URL hyperlink

If you have specified a web address as a hyperlink to an object or a text, the web address appears as a balloon when you hover the mouse over it in the show screen. Clicking the object will open the browser and move to the web page.

If you have specified an e-mail address as a hyperlink, the e-mail address also appears as a balloon when you hover the mouse over it in the show screen. Clicking the object will open the e-mail client with the address is specified as a receiver.

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