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Is there a method or a way in PowerPoint that will show a popup when I move my mouse cursor over a hyper link or a button and disappears when the mouse moves away form the item?

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

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Are you sure you want to do that? You should look at norvig.com/Gettysburg –  Noufal Ibrahim Oct 20 '10 at 11:08
    
good question, but 2010, ummmmm....i haven't used it yet –  ladyfafa Oct 20 '10 at 11:08

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Steps to add a Pop-Up Box in PowerPoint 2010:

  1. Insert Shape (for Pop-Up Box)
  2. Add Text to Shape
  3. Create Animation to Shape - Entrance
  4. Select Trigger - Choose the object that you want your pop-up box to appear when clicked
  5. Select Animation Pane
  6. Create Animation to Shape - Exit
  7. Make sure exit animation appears underneath entrance animation
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  1. Select the desired object on the slide.

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  2. Go to Insert tab → Links group → Hyperlink.

  3. In the "Insert Hyperlink" window, click the "ScreenTip" button.

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  4. Type the text that you want into the "ScreenTip text" field.

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  5. Click the "OK" button on the "Set Hyperlink Screen Tip" and "Insert Hyperlink" windows.

  6. Test the ScreenTip text by switching to slide show view (F5) and hovering your mouse over the object with the hyperlink. The screen tip should appear.

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Note: This screenshot was taken in SlideShow view.

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