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How to add hyperlink between slides within PowerPoint

Method 1: Add hyperlink on text.
Method 2: Add invisible hyperlink between slides.
Method 1: Add hyperlink on text.
Step 1: Right click on the selected text and choose Hyperlink.

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Step 2: The Insert Hyperlink window will pop up. Usually we will fill URL in the Address column here.

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Step 3: For adding hyperlink between slides, you need to choose Place in This Document at the left and then select the destination slide.

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By using invisible hyperlink, you can not only add hyperlink on text, but also on image or even put the hyperlink on any place of a slide.

Step 1: Add an Action Button. In the Insert tab, Illustrations section, find the Shapes. Choose the Action Button: Custom, the last one of the Action Buttons.

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Step 2: Add hyperlink on the Action Button. Right click on the button and choose Hyperlink, and the Action Settingswindow will show up. In the Hyperlink to: section, choose Slideā€¦

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Select the slide that you want to hyperlink to.

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Step 3: Make the Action Button invisible. Right click on the Action Button and choose Format Shape and then choose No fill in both Fill and Line Color sections so that you will not see the button any more.

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Tips: Remember the location where you put the invisible Action Buttons.

Stupid way you have to highlight text in Powerpoint

Highlight text

Microsoft Office PowerPoint does not include the text effects for highlighting on the Format menu that come with Microsoft Office Word. You can reproduce these effects by using the Drawing toolbar, however.
  1. Display the slide with the text you want to show as highlighted.
  2. From the Drawing toolbar in the lower-left corner of the screen, choose the Rectangle tool.
  3. Draw a rectangle over the text you want to highlight.
  4. Double-click the rectangle, and, in the Format Autoshape dialog box, do the following:
    • Choose the highlight color you want from the Fill color list.
    • Choose 50% in the Transparency box.
    • In the Line Color box, choose No Line.