How can I use the Animation Painter in PowerPoint?

The Animation Painter tool in PowerPoint allows you to easily copy animations from one object to another. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to use the Animation Painter in PowerPoint.

Step 1: Open PowerPoint and choose a slide

Start by opening PowerPoint and selecting the slide where you want to apply animations using the Animation Painter.

Step 2: Go to the Animations tab

Navigate to the “Animations” tab in the PowerPoint ribbon. This tab contains all the options for animating objects on your slides.

Animations tab

Step 3: Select an object with desired animation

Choose the object that has the animation you want to copy. Click on the object to select it.

Step 4: Find the Animation Painter

Under the Animations tab, locate the “Animation Painter” button. It looks like a paintbrush and can be found in the “Advanced Animation” group.

Step 5: Copy the animation

Click on the Animation Painter button to activate it. The cursor will change to a paintbrush icon. Now, click on the object where you want to apply the same animation. The animation from the selected object will be copied to the new object.

Step 6: Apply the animation to multiple objects

If you need to apply the same animation to multiple objects, double-click the Animation Painter button. This will lock the animation copying ability, allowing you to click on multiple objects to apply the animation.

Step 7: Review and customize the animations

Take a moment to preview the animations applied using the Animation Painter. Adjust the timing, order, or other settings as necessary to fine-tune the animations on your slide.

Using the Animation Painter in PowerPoint makes it easy to apply consistent animations across objects, saving you time and effort in creating engaging presentations.

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