Adding Hotspots to PowerPoint Presentations

In: BlogDate: Aug 30, 2016By: Claire Lickman

Learn how to add hotspots to your presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint in this week’s two-minute IT productivity video!

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Adding Hotspots to PowerPoint Presentations

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Hotspots are hyperlinks within your PowerPoint presentations. Rather than adding text or buttons, you can make an image a link directly for a more stylish and professional looking presentation. In Nicky’s example above, you’ll not only find out how to add a hotspot into your presentation, but how to create several hotspots within a single image. These could be used when adding a graph or chart to a presentation, linking to additional information.

Claire Lickman

Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at

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Join our PowerPoint Core Level 2 course to learn how to create more dynamic presentations. As well as adding hyperlinks and hotspots, you will also learn how to create master slides for a more consistent and professional look, how to add multimedia such as YouTube videos, and how to turn your presentation into a movie which can be sent and played independently of PowerPoint.

You can view upcoming dates for this course at the links below:

Intermediate PowerPoint Core Level 2

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