Tag Archives: Animation

Morph does not work with Icons

Mini-blog. Just learnt (the hard way) that Morph does not work on SVG images… which basically means Icons available in Office – among other things.

The workaround?

Simple. Just convert Icons (any SVG) to Shapes. Now Morph will work as expected. That’s it.

You don’t even need to ungroup the shapes.
Morph works fine on shape groups – provided you retain the groups in both slides.

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Digital Transformation visual definition

Here is a simple way to understand what Digital Transformation is all about. This entire animation was created in PowerPoint.
You can download the PPTX file from here.

It is a short, 22 seconds animation. The concept is simple. We must map technology features to improve business and / or create new opportunities. Often there is a gap between what business needs and what IT has to offer. It is not a competence problem. It is a communication gap.

Those who like PowerPoint will find many useful techniques used here. These include: Morph, creative use of gradients, use of the right transition, animation. The image on the last slide was found using Design In PowerPoint. The tag clouds (word clouds) were created using https://wordart.com

PowerPoint Jigsaw Creator

This article consists of a video and a macro. PowerPoint Jigsaw Creator works on any picture. First step is to split the picture into random pieces and second step is to put those pieces in random position. Then you can use Morph to create a nice effect where the pieces of the puzzle automatically fit in and create an amazing effect like this…

PowerPoint Jigsaw Creator demo: Jigsaw animation of Kuala Lumpur skyline

Watch this video to know how to do this. In addition, you will need to download and use this macro.  See instructions below. Continue reading PowerPoint Jigsaw Creator

PowerPoint Morph Transition/Animation Tutorial

Amazing presentation with few clicks using PowerPoint Morph

PowerPoint Morph is a revolutionary feature.   It eliminates the need for complex animation.  Technically speaking, PowerPoint Morph is a transition, but in reality it can be widely used a subtitute/enhancement for complex animation.  At the time of publishing this post, only Office Insiders have access to this feature. But no harm in learning the concept anyway. It will be released soon for all Office 365 customers.

Watch this 12 minute video to know all about it.

Here is an example of how PowerPoint Morph can be used.

Example of PowerPoint Morph in action
PowerPoint Morph Example

Continue reading PowerPoint Morph Transition/Animation Tutorial