If there are too many texts on your PowerPoint slides, in order to keep your audience focused on the content, you can use the Dim Text Feature of PowerPoint to make the current point you are talking about remain at the front while the previous fade into the background.
Step 1: Click the “Animations” tab on the ribbon and choose “Custom Animations”.
Step 2: Check the text box you want to add animations, and in the drop down menu of “Add Effect” choose an animation, for example “Entrance” > “Fly In”.
Step 3: Modify the “Fly In” animation, click on the drop down arrow and choose “Effect Options”.
Step 4: A dialog box will pop up, select the “Effect” tab if not already selected. Click the drop down arrow in the “After Animation:” section and choose a color for the dimmed text. Choose a color that is close to the color of the slide background, so that it is still visible but is not distracting when you are discussing a new point.
Step 5: Click “OK” to apply the changes. Click “F5” to play the PowerPoint and the text should dim after mouse click like the following:
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