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How to insert Flash Movies into Microsoft PowerPoint slides?

Microsoft PowerPoint is an attractive and a powerful tool to express your thoughts and ideas to others effectively. Your message or the idea can reach others in a more efficient and successful way, if your slides contain movie file with other simple slides. The best option is the Flash movie for you to add into your slides as it has a very low file size and works best with PowerPoint.

PowerPoint2007Follow these steps to insert the Flash Movies into PowerPoint Slides:

Step 1:

Make sure before inserting the Flash Movies into PowerPoint slides that you have installed the Flash Player on your computer.

Step 2:

First of all open the presentation in which you want to insert Flash movie file.

Step 3:

Now click on “Toolbar” option from the “View” menu and choose the option “Control Toolbox”.

control toolbars1 300x214Here a small floating menu will appear with the title “Control Toolbox”.

control toolbars 11Step 4:

Using “Control Toolbox” toolbar, click on the icon that looks like hammer for more controls and scrolling the objects then choose the object “Shockwave Flash Object”.


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Shockwave Flash1 300x195Step 5:

Now using your mouse pointer, draw the box size and position where you want to play a flash movie.

Step 6:

Now right click on the box and select the “Properties” option.

properties flash1 300x211A small properties dialog box will appear with different options.

Step 7:

Under the Alphabetic tab, click the option “Movie” and type the full file path of flash movie in blank cell next to Movie (for example d:flash_file).

movies properties1Step 8:

Again under same tab, set the property “True” for “Playing” and “EmbedMovie” objects to add and play the flash file automatically with slide. Here you can also set the Quality, Width, Scale and Windows Mode objects for flash file.

movies properties21Step 9:

Finally close the “Properties” dialog box. Save your PowerPoint presentation and run it for test.

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