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After showing some animation introduction on slide number 2, I want Powerpoint to automatically move to slide number 6. Is there any way to for me to tell Powerpoint to automatically move to a specific slide without having to trigger a click? Thanks.

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What have you tried? Because basic functions within PowerPoint make this possible, any details of what you've tried will help get you an answer. –  CharlieRB Nov 12 '12 at 14:41
    
And to help understand the problem, is there some reason why you can't move slide 6 to slide 3 (ie, so that it immediately follows slide 2)? –  Steve Rindsberg Nov 12 '12 at 16:59
    
@CharlieRB I can only see there is an option to advance ONE slide after an amount of time in the Transitions menu, not moving to further slides so I asked there. –  user433531 Nov 13 '12 at 9:12
    
@SteveRindsberg I'm preparing for my teaching material. I want to first show some introduction on slide 2 and move to slide 6 for a short question. And after that I will move back to slide 3 and continue the lesson normally until when slide 6 is on screen again, I will give some explanation to this question. Maybe it's illogical a bit? –  user433531 Nov 13 '12 at 9:15
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Then only way to skip slides is to hide them. In that case, they won't show at all. The easiest way to do as you described; make a copy of slide 6 as slide 3. You will then have flow you are looking for. –  CharlieRB Nov 13 '12 at 12:29

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Between my suggestions and CharlieRB's I think you have an answer so I'll summarize here.

You can put a copy of Slide 6 right after Slide 2 and have it automatically appear, then proceed with the rest of the slides, eventually landing on Slide 6, the original, again.

Or you could put Slide 6 right after Slide 2, then on Slide 6, add a hyperlink to a custom show composed of slides 3,4,5, and checkmark the option to show and return. You'd land on slide 6, click the link when ready; you'd then be able to view 3,4,5 and when done, PPT would automatically return you to slide 6. You'd want to hide slides 3,4,5 so that when you're done with slide 6, you'd move on to slide 7.

In all cases, I'm using your original numbering, but you'd actually have, in the first example:

Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 6 (copy)
Slide 3
Slide 4
Slide 5
Slide 6

and in the second example:

Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 6
Slide 3
Slide 4
Slide 5
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You can use a custom show.

In PowerPoint 2013 on Windows, select the "Slide Show" tab. Then select "Custom Slide Show" and click "Custom Shows..." to see/edit all shows. A dialog window will popup and here you can click "New". Now you can add each slide you want, in whatever order you want, and even reuse them multiple times. The best part about this is that if you change a slide you used multiple times, each instance is updated (because they're really just the same slide).

NOTE: In order to use this custom show, you must select the "Slide Show", then select "Custom Slide Show" and click the custom show you created in the drop down list. If you just use the presentation button/view, it will use the standard show and just show them in their original order.

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