Learn PowerPoint 2010: Motion Path Animations — Lock and Unlock Motion Paths

Created: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:45 am

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A motion path is something along which you want animate a slide object in PowerPoint. Locking and unlocking motion paths are not much used options, and that may be because these options are not too well documented or even intuitive. However, it’s good to know more about these options since locking and unlocking motion paths can help you create better animations. You have already learned how to add a motion path animation to any slide object by either using a preset motion path or by drawing your own custom motion path. We also explained the concept of reversing paths and opening and closing paths. Now, follow these steps to learn how to access and use the Lock / Unlock options.

Learn how to lock and unlock motion paths in PowerPoint 2010.

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