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I want a slide in powerpoint that shows the number 0 and when I click a button the number increases by one one until 2010.

It should take 4 to 6 seconds. How can I do that?

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You may need some VBA code to do that. This thread is about the same thing you ask, but may not answer 100% of your question. You can also ask this question on StackOverflow to get VBA related answers.

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To do it in Powerpoint, you might need to make an animated .gif. You could program a counter and capture a video of it with camstudio or the like.

Your ones digit will be a blur effect, because you want to display 600 numbers every second, or about 10 counts every frame.

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This site offers several suggestions for creating the counter. Most are a variation on the theme of using a large stack of overlapping objects and animating them to appear one at a time. This could be tedious to create, so this article describes a VB macro that creates them for you.

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