How to use the Animation Painter in PowerPoint 2010

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How to use the Animation Painter in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Here I have a slide with our company values. I’ve already applied animations to the first two values, now I want to add the same animation to the remaining two circles with the text “Ambitious” and “Helpful”.

Slide to add animation to with the animation painter
To do that, I will mark the object with the animation I want to copy, and then go to the ”Animation Painter”.

Click the“Animation Painter” to copy the animation to another object

When I double click the animation painter you will see a little brush appear next to the mouse pointer.

You can see a small brush next to the mouse pointer

Now I can just click the object with the brush to copy the animation to that circle, saving me valuable time.

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