What is PowerPoint’s Animation Painter?: What is PowerPoint’s Animation Painter? The Animation Painter is a latest feature introduced in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. It works much like the Format Painter which has been part of the Microsoft Office suite of programs for a long time. This feature saves your time when you have to copy animations from one object (text, image, shape, etc.) and paste them to several different objects. Instead of setting the same animation manually for each item, you can just copy the animation to several objects in a presentation.
Let’s take a look at the easy steps to use Animation Painter: Let’s take a look at the easy steps to use Animation Painter
PowerPoint Presentation: Select the slide which contains the animation you wish to copy 1. Copy animation to single o bject
PowerPoint Presentation: Click on the Animations tab of the Ribbon toolbar Next, select the object which contains the animation that you want to copy to another object Object
PowerPoint Presentation: Under Animations tab, in the Advanced Animation group, click Animation Painter (note: the mouse cursor now changes to an arrow with a paint brush)
PowerPoint Presentation: Click on the object to which you want to apply the same animation Now, the selected animation is applied to the new object as well and you are good to go Apply animation (Ctrl V)
PowerPoint Presentation: 2. Copy animation to several objects Click on the object which contains the animation which you want to copy to several other objects Double click the Animation Painter button
PowerPoint Presentation: Apply the selected animation to all the objects Once you finish to apply animation on all the objects, click on Animation Painter once again to turn the feature off