How to add a countdown timer to your power point 13 simple rules that will add a timer to any power point.
Directions • Save the zipped file and extract the PTT_Sample_Break_Timer.pps to the same folder as your PowerPoint presentation file. • Open your PowerPoint file, click "View", "Master", "Slide Master". • Select the "Rectangle" tool on the Drawing Toolbar and draw a small rectangle in one of the corners (ensuring it is not obscured by the Slide Title or other objects). • Right-click the rectangle and select "Action Settings". • Click the "Hyperlink to" dropdown and select "Other PowerPoint Presentation".
Directions • Browse to the folder and select the "PTT_Sample_Break_Timer.pps" file. • Click "OK". This accepts the first slide as the slide to link to. • Click the "Highlight click" checkbox towards the bottom left. • Click the "OK" button to accept and close the Action Settings dialog box. • With the rectangle still selected, click the "Fill Color" dropdown arrow on the Drawing Toolbar and select "No Fill".
Directions • Click the "Line Color" dropdown arrow and select "No Color". • Click the "Close Master View" button on the Slide Master View toolbar. • Save your presentation.