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timer in Power point


I often use a powerpoint slide to carry exercise instructions on a training event. I then use a countdown timer for calling off the time to delegates.
Does anyone know a way of putting a simple countdown timer into a powerpoint slide so that all the delegates can see it with the exercise instructions?

russell slater

4 Responses

  1. Use Custom Animation
    Powerpoint can be set to display images of text on the same after a set time period. Send me your e mail and I will send you an example which you can customise.

  2. From Microsoft Website
    If you go to the Microsoft Templates Downloag Page for Powerpoint – There is a template which allows you to put atimer slide into your presentation.

    Please email me and I will send you a link

  3. thank you
    public thanks to both respondents, really useful stuff. Dean, your email address keeps returning, do you have another one?

  4. Powerpoint timer
    Thoughtfully, for Microsoft, they have included a timer device in this product. In tabs at the top of the open product go to “Slide Show > Set Up Show, which will open a dialogue box where it’s presented as an option under “Advance slides”. If you’re looking for something else then under teh same tab try “rehearse timings”. I think either one should sort this one out for you. Wendy


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