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Narration - Powerpoint
How to record a narration to play. This process also works in PowerPoint 2013 & 2010.

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Equipment Check
Recording Process Preview Narration Video - Record Narration

Equipment Check

Step 1:Plug in headset (we have some for loan at the Help Desk in Nicarry 125)Step 2:Make sure the microphone is working.
Under Control Panel, Select Hardware and Sound, Click Sound, Select Mic and go through the configuration.

Recording Process

Step 1:Open PowerPointStep 2:Click on the Slide Show tabStep 3:Select Record Slide Show and choose Start Recording from Beginning...
Step 4:In Record Slide Show dialog box, select the Narrations and laser pointer check box. Select or deselect Slide and animation timings check box. Click Start Recording.
Step 5:
To pause recording at any time, click Pause icon in recording panel.

Step 6:
To move to next slide, right click on the slide and choose Next.
Step 7:
To end recording, right click on the slide and choose End Show.

Preview a Narration

Step 1:In Normal view, hover over the sound icon on the slide.

Sound Icon on Bottom Right of Slide
Step 2:Click Play to preview the sound.

Click Play Icon to Preview

Video
For more information, visit this YouTube video.

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