Death by PowerPoint Presentation 2: Drag and Drop Paula Banks & Wendy Hale Thursday 31 st January 2008
Drag and Drop in PowerPoint This feature is created using a specially adapted PowerPoint file. This file must be used if you wish to make use of this facility. The Drag and Drop feature is not supported by the standard version of Microsoft PowerPoint and has been created for the use of teachers only. *Further information about the use of this file can be found by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Before you begin… Once you have the file, you will need to alter the macro security settings on your computer. Steps to take 1.Click on the Tools tab at the top of the screen 2.Scroll down to Macros 3.Move your curser across to the right and select Security 4.On the Security level tab select medium (or less)
Steps to take (1) 1.Load up your Drag and Drop slide and make sure Macro Security is set to medium or less 2.Insert a text box (it is a text box in this example, but can be any other object) 3.Select Fill colour on the bottom tool bar to change colour of the text box 4.Type word(s) into text box 5.Right click on the outline of the text box 6.Select Run Macro – it should have drag and drop written in the box 7.Repeat as many times as required 8.When you have finished the presentation, you will need to move objects back to their normal position
Steps to take Select Auto Shape Select action button Select action button type Drag to size Action setting menu will appear Select hyperlink or action Drop down to appropriate slide Action Buttons in Drag and Drop It is important to insert action buttons so that you can move easily between slides.