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2010 Video Pipe Line
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PowerPoint 2010 Video Pipeline: how to insert video as a Control
Logic: a different method to insert videos
Next, we add a video to our presentation as a Control. This is helpful
if a video plays externally in Windows Media Player but not in
PowerPoint 2010. It also gives us the Windows Media Player playback
options and timeline.
First we activate the developer tab in PowerPoint:
Click the File tab.
Under Help, click Options.
Click Customize Ribbon.
Under Customize the Ribbon, select the Developer
The More Controls button on the Developer Tab-
We click the More Controls button and scroll to find the
Windows Media Player Control.
Windows Media Player control in PowerPoint 2010
Right click on the control (after you draw it on the
slide) and select Properties.
Windows Media Player Control properties
Windows Media Control custom properties
We then get a dialogue box that offers us a range of
options, including to browse to our file. Not that you can also paste a
url into the url section to play from the web. Be sure to test, though,
as your file must be supported by Windows Media Player.
Windows Media Control advanced properties
You can also select the Shockwave Flash Player Control
(if the player is installed on your system).
Shockwave Flash Player Control in PowerPoint 2010