& Power Point How to Tutorial
Importing Flash files created with either Anim-FX or our sister
product Mix-FX is a snap in
By following these simple steps, you will be up and running in no
time at all and impressing all of your viewers with your talents!
Please note that for Anim-FX to work, you must have copy and paste
the SWF and TXT file into the same directory as where you have saved
your PP file!
Open up your PowerPoint Presentation. Select the page which you
wish to insert the animation into. Go to View - Toolbars - Control
Toolbox (figure 1) and click on the icon which looks like a little
hammer. Select "Shockwave Flash Object" (figure 2) from the list.
Now you must drag a square onto the place where you want the Anim-FX
file to appear. After you have done this, right-click on the box,
choose properties, and the properties menu will pop up. To add the
Anim-FX file you must click on "Custom", and select the "Build"
icon (the three dots at the end of the line). Now you must enter
the Movie URL (make sure that you enter the correct path!) and check
the "Embed Movie" box as well. Finally, save and run your slide
show in presentation view.
you have opened the Control Toolbox you will have an option box
on your screen which looks like the one in Figure 2
you have drawn your animation box you will have something similar
to figure 3, a transparent box with 6 white dots representing the
4 corners as well as the top & bottom of the animation, you may
now resize the animation at this point if it not quite right.
we need to edit the properties of your flash animation. You will
now have a white box with an X through it on your screen, this is
your animation. Right click on the box and then select the Properties
from the menu (Figure 4).
Properties box will now appear on your screen. Double click on
the (CUSTOM) setting at the top of the menu as in figure 5.
properties page will now appear, this is where you will enter the
information about your Flash movie. In the example we have chosen
PING as our animation and it is located in the root of drive c:,
so in the Movie URL we entered C:\ping.swf. We also need to make
one other adjustment to our movie in order for it to appear properly,
in the Scale section, click on the little down arrow and choose
NoBorder, this will allow your movie to fit properly
in the display box.
Once that is done, click OK, Save your presentation and view
it. Also be sure to check the Embed Movie option as well otherwise
the move will not display correctly when the presentation is moved
to another location.
There you have it, a nice simple way to add a little extra pizzazz
to your presentation!