How Can I Make a Seesaw Effect in PowerPoint?

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How Can I Make a Seesaw Effect in PowerPoint?
Animating your PowerPoint presentation can make it have a better impact on the viewer. (IT Stock/Polka Dot/Getty Images)

Microsoft PowerPoint presentation are commonly in many different fields to effectively present information. In these presentations, people often add animation to make the information being provided more esthetically pleasing. The see-saw effect is one of the many animations offered by Microsoft PowerPoint for movement of different objects within a slide.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Open your PowerPoint presentation.

  2. 2

    Go to the slide with the object you are wanting to animate.

  3. 3

    Select the object you intend to animate.

  4. 4

    Select "animations" at the top of the PowerPoint window.

  5. 5

    Select "add animation" on the right top of the window.

  6. 6

    Select "more emphasis effects" at the bottom right of the window.

  7. 7

    Under the "moderate" heading, select "teeter". This will add the see-saw effect to your object.

Tips and warnings

  • A number will appear beside your object to indicate that an animation has been added to it.

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