Less You can use the playback options in PowerPoint to control how and when a video appears in your presentation. You can play a video in full screen mode or resize it to dimensions that you specify.
Set up a self-running presentation To set up a PowerPoint presentation to run automatically, do the following: Under Show type, pick one of the following: To allow the people watching your slide show to have control over when they advance the slides, select Presented by a speaker full screen.
To present your slide show in a window, where control over advancing the slides is not available to the people watching, select Browsed by an individual window. To loop your slide show until the people watching press Esc, select Browsed at a kiosk full screen.
Rehearse and record slide timings When you choose the following show types: On the Slide Show tab, click Rehearse Timings. The presentation timer begins immediately when you click Rehearse Timings. The Rehearsal toolbar appears and the Slide Time box begins timing the presentation.
The Rehearsal toolbar Next advance to next slide Pause Repeat Total presentation time While timing your presentation, you can do one or more of the following on the Rehearsal toolbar: To move to the next slide, click Next. To temporarily stop recording the time, click Pause. To restart recording the time after pausing, click Pause.
To set an exact length of time for a slide to appear, type the length of time in the Slide Time box. To restart recording the time for the current slide, click Repeat. After you set the time for the last slide, a message box displays the total time for the presentation and prompts you to do one of the following: To keep the recorded slide timings, click Yes.
To discard the recorded slide timings, click No. Slide Sorter view appears and displays the time of each slide in your presentation. Add narration or sound To record a narration, your computer requires a sound card and a microphone, and a microphone connector if the microphone is not a part of your computer.
Select one of the following: Start Recording from Beginning Start Recording from Current Slide In the Record Slide Show dialog box, select the Narrations and laser pointer check box, and if appropriate, select or deselect the Slide and animation timings check box.
To pause the narration, in the Recording shortcut menu in Slide Show view, click Pause. And to resume your narration, click Resume Recording.
To end your slide show recording, right-click the slide, and then click End Show. The recorded slide show timings are automatically saved and the slide show appears in Slide Sorter view with timings beneath each slide. You can record a narration before you run a presentation, or you can record it during the presentation and include audience comments.
If you do not want narration throughout your entire presentation, you can record separate sounds or comments on selected slides or objects.Whether you're running a PowerPoint presentation by hand or playing back a slideshow with recorded timings, set the show to loop continuously to restart it automatically every time it ends.
To loop a slideshow once rather than indefinitely, create a custom slide show instead. You need to set up the slide transitions to perform automatically after some amount of time. OfficeOne PowerViewer supports, both, PowerPoint Viewer as well as PowerPoint Viewer SP1 fixes an issue in Viewer that used to prevent it from looping the slide show continuously.
Set up automatic timing for your looping ending. Select all the slides in the Slides pane (click the first, press and hold Shift, and click the last).
In PowerPoint , choose Slide Show> Slide Transition. The question of how to make a video loop for continuous play, rather than have it stop at the end, has surfaced several times in the last couple of months.
You can easily create a looping slideshow using PowerPoint. A looping slideshow displays each slide automatically for a certain amount of time. Once that time has elapsed, the slide automatically continues to . Learn how to set your PowerPoint slideshow to loop continuously so the presentation can run unattended.