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Navigating with Dropdown Menus in PowerPoint

Everyone is familiar with the use of dropdowns for navigation. They are used in Windows and in all Office programs and in many other locations.

They are a great way to navigate around a PowerPoint presentation but it can be difficult to achieve without vba code and even then using code will prevent their use in the free viewers or if macro security is set too high. As well as looking professional drop down menu do not obscure or fill the menu slides with large amounts of text links until the menu drops down.

This method avoids these complications and will work in PowerPoint 2002 - 2010 or in the free 2003, 2007 or 2010 viewers.

The new Add In version is simple to use and integrates fully with the ribbon in versions from 2007. Simply click the button, enter the number of drop down items required and fill in the text needed and hyperlink locations and the add in will create the menu instantly. All animations and links are automatically added for you.   The AddIn populates the Slides drop down automatically making it easy to choose the hyperlink destination.

Enter the text and link

See it in action!

Download a simple demo of PowerPoint dropdown menus here

Buy the Add In with instant download. Once you pay you will receive an email with download instructions. Please check in your spam box if it doesn't appear. Drop Down Menu is only $19.99!! If all else fails please Email for assistance.

  • Is the Add In needed on the PC running the show?

-NO, you ONLY need it to create the menu!

  • Will it work on my Mac?

-NO, Macs do not support the trigger animations which it uses, once created the result should PLAY on a Mac.

  • Can I use the Add In on more than one PC?

-Up to three PC's that you own if you are a home user! Commercial users need a license for each PC

  • Can I link to Custom Shows / External files?

-You can manually change the link to anything you wish!

  • Can I alter the colours?

You can manually alter the fill / line but the Add In matches the design in use which we recommend.

  • Can the menu be on the Master?

The Add In will not create menus on the Master. We do not recommend this as shapes on slides will always be "In Front" but it is possible to copy a menu from a normal slide to the Master. You will need to make sure that there is nothing blocking it on normal slides. You can also easily copy the menu to all slides.

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