PowerPoint for Mac 2011: Easy Transition and Animation Preview

This blog post is about a tip on PowerPoint for Mac 2011.You may have noticed the little icons that often appear at the upper left of the slide thumbnails:You might also have figured out that these icons appear when a slide has a transition or when one or more objects on the slide have animations […]

This blog post is about a tip on PowerPoint for Mac 2011.

You may have noticed the little icons that often appear at the upper left of the slide thumbnails:

You might also have figured out that these icons appear when a slide has a transition or when one or more objects on the slide have animations attached to them . This is very useful information to get a glance, whether you are creating a new presentation from scratch ("Did I put a transition on slide 17?"), or you are given a finished PowerPoint file to use in an upcoming presentation ("Why does only slide 6 have a transition? I hope the speaker notes give me an answer.").

"These little icons are also buttons that enable you to quickly and easily preview the transitions and animations." Wathc this short video:

[Source: Office for Mac blog]