powerpoint >> Change color on font following hyperlink during slideshow

by a2lub3NoaXRhaw » Mon, 26 Sep 2005 07:56:03 GMT

I have a Powerpoint slide with hyperlinks, and I want the font to change
color during the slideshow after I've clicked on the hyperlink. I've changed
the color in "Edit Color Scheme" on "Accent and followed hyperlink".

However, it will not change color during the slideshow, but only shows the
color changes when I click "Escape" back to editing mode.

How do I get the color change during the slideshow?

powerpoint >> RE: Change color on font following hyperlink during slideshow

by UFBUTWFnaWNpYW4 » Mon, 26 Sep 2005 22:42:02 GMT


I've seen this happen a lot on a MAC, but very infrequently on a PC.

There are 3 things you can try:

Turn back graphic acceleration: http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00129.htm
HTML round tripping: http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00526.htm
If you have any items Grouped on the slides, ungroup them.


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Thanks,
Glenna Shaw
Microsoft PowerPoint MVP Team
http://www.pptmagic.com

powerpoint >> RE: Change color on font following hyperlink during slideshow

by UFBUTWFnaWNpYW4 » Mon, 26 Sep 2005 22:56:04 GMT

Sorry, I forgot one other thing. Make the presentation file name is as short
as possible and make sure it doesn't have any spaces or special characters in
it.
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Thanks,
Glenna Shaw
Microsoft PowerPoint MVP Team
http://www.pptmagic.com

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