In PowerPoint, you can apply a Motion Path animation to an object. The Motion Path allows the user to move objects in a sequence that can tell a story. You can also rotate the path.
What is motion path in PowerPoint presentation?
PowerPoint Motion Path allows you to move objects in a sequence to tell a story. They can be applied to objects such as text, shapes, and pictures. Use a motion path to move an element in a specific way on a slide.
What kind of objects can Motion Paths be applied to?
Motion Paths can be applied to objects such as text, shapes, and pictures. There are six types of Motion Paths in PowerPoint: Lines, Arc, Turns, Shapes, Loops, and Custom Paths.
How to create and add a Motion Path animation in PowerPoint
To create or delete Motion Paths in PowerPoint, follow the topics mentioned below:
- Add Motion Paths to an Object
- Add advanced Motion Paths to an object
- Editing Motion Paths
- How to delete a Motion Path
1] Add Motion Paths to an Object
Click the image you want to animate on the slide.
On the Animation tab, click the Add Animation button in the Advanced Animation group.
Please scroll down to the Motion Paths section and choose one of them.
If you choose to select the Custom Path Motion Path, you can draw the path you want the object to take.
To stop drawing the Custom Path, press the ESC key on the keyboard.
2] Add advanced Motion Paths to an object
If you want a different type of Motion Path, click More Motion Paths on the Animation tab in the Advanced Animation group.
An Add Motion Path dialog box will open.
Click an animation on the dialog box to see how it will be moved the object on the slide.
Once you select the Motion Path you want, click OK.
3] Editing Motion Path
To change the direction of the Motion Path, edit the individual path of the Motion Path or lock the motion path so others cannot change the animation or unlock the animation.
Click the Animation tab and select Effect Options in the Advanced Animation group.
4] How to delete a Motion Path
Click the Motion Path and press the Delete key on the keyboard.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to create Motion Paths in PowerPoint.