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i want it where some of the elements of the slide show up first and after i click, others show up.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

From Microsoft's Powerpoint documentation (the built in help is also extensive).

But please don't. I have yet to see a presentation improved by its use. People can read and listen and your slides shouldn't be extensive enough to benefit from slowly giving out tidbits.

See some of Tufte's work on Powerpoint presentations such as

Oh and never, ever use the typewriter effect. Ever.

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