When creating presentations in PowerPoint people would sometimes use animations or transitions to make their slides unique or lively to impress their audience. Microsoft PowerPoint has various animations and transitions that users can use to create the presentation they need. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the curtains transition feature in PowerPoint.
How to add Curtain transition in PowerPoint
Follow the steps below to add the Curtain Slide transition effect in PowerPoint.
- Launch PowerPoint
- Enter data onto the slide or use existing data.
- Then go to the Transition tab
- Select Curtains from the Transition to slide gallery.
- Click the Preview button to see the transition.
Read on if you need details.
Enter data into the slide.
Then go to the Transition tab and select Curtains from the Transition to slide gallery.
Click the Preview button to see the transition.
In PowerPoint, there are two methods to use the curtain transition in PowerPoint. Now let us see the second method.
insert a new slide and drag it above the previous slide.
Then go to the Insert tab, click the Picture button, and select Online Pictures from the menu.
Search for a curtain texture, choose your choice, and click Insert.
The Picture will be inserted onto the slide.
On the Designer Pane, you can select a wider version of the curtain picture so that can cover the slide.
Click the second slide, go to the Transition tab, and select Curtains from the Transition to slide gallery.
Then click the Preview button or the Slide Show button to play the transition.
We hope you understand how to use the curtains transition in PowerPoint.
How to change the color of the curtain transition in PowerPoint?
If an individual wants to change the color of the curtain transition, follow the steps below:
- Insert a slide over the slide that has the curtains transition.
- On the Design tab, click the Format background button.
- A Format Background pane will open.
- On the Format Background pane, you can choose to add Solid colors, Gradient Fill, and Patterns
- Choose the format you want; the background will become that color.
Then click the Preview or the Slide Show button to display the transition.
What is the best transition for a PowerPoint presentation?
Transitions are effects that let you move from one slide to the next. Below are the best slides to use in PowerPoint.
- Push: This effect is used to connect related slides; it lets your audience know that the slides are connected. The Push effect lets the previous slide push the new slide into view. The effect options that the Push transition offers are right, left, top, and bottom.
- Cover: The new slide will cover the previous slide. The Cover transition works faster than the Fade transition effect.
- Uncover: The previous slide will move out of the way and reveal the new slide.
- Cut: The previous slide will disappear instantly, and the new slide will appear in its place.
- Fade: The previous slide will fade away to reveal the current slide. The effect options that the Fade effect offers are Smoothly and Through black.