Media Tab

The Media tab provides frequently used multimedia functions as icons for multimedia properties such as multimedia, playback, media start, size, and alignment.

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Media Tab

Insert

Insert Video Select and insert video files (*.mpg, *.avi, *.asf, *.wmv, or *.mp4).
Insert Audio Select and insert audio files (*.mp3, *.wav, *.asf, *.wma, or *.mid). The default value is Insert Audio. Click the drop-down button () to show the following menus:
  • Audio: Select and insert an audio file.
  • Record Audio: Record audio.

Playback

Play Play the selected multimedia object.

Edit

Trim Video Specify start and end points to trim the playback length of the video as required.

Settings

Trim Video Specify start and end points to trim the playback length of the video as required.
Volume Adjust or mute the volume of the multimedia.
Start Specify how to play inserted multimedia files on the slide when running a slide show.
  • Autoplay: Set the multimedia file to play automatically.
  • Click to play: Set the multimedia file to play when you click.
Loop Play multimedia files on repeat until the slide advances when running a slide show.
Hide While Not Playing Hide the video icons while not playing.

Arrange

Group Group or ungroup objects.
Bring Forward Bring the object to forward when multiple objects are overlapped. Click the drop-down button () to show the following menus:
  • Bring Forward: Move the selected object one object forward.
  • Bring to Front: Bring the selected object to the front.
Send Backward Send the object to backward when multiple objects are overlapped. Click the drop-down button () to show the following menus:
  • Send Backward: Move the selected object one object backward.
  • Send to Back: Send the selected object to the back.
Align Specify the base alignment position or the space distribution between objects when multiple objects are selected. Click the icon to show the following menus.
  • Align: Select from Align Left, Align Center, Align Right, Align Top, Align Middle, and Align Bottom.
  • Distribute: Select from Distribute Horizontally, and Distribute Vertically.
  • Set: Select from Align to Slide, and Align to Selected Object.
  • Snap Effect: Select from Snap to Shapes, and Snap to Grid.
Rotate Rotate or flip the object.

Size

Width Specify the width of the object.
Height Specify the height of the object.
Lock Ratio Select Lock Ratio to maintain aspect ratio when changing either width or height of the selected object.

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