How to create a Pick a Path Story using Powerpoint
Clickable EventsA clickable event can be used for creating a picka path story.For example slides 1-4 could be the intro to thestory, slide 5 would have clickable shapes thattake you to the different endings. Slides 6, 7, 8would have the different endings of the storywith slide 9 being the very end.
Creating a Clickable PathsMake sure you have the slide created thatyou want to go to when a shape is clickedon.Set up a slide to have the clickable shapesto enable the selection of the differentstory paths.Insert, Shapes and draw relevant shapesas shown below or alternatively insertpicture or clipart.
Creating a Clickable PathsNext click onshape/picture and RightMouse Click on ActionSettings.
Creating a Clickable PathsThen click on Hyperlink to: andselect the slide you want to go toin the document under Slide…You may want to Play a Sound onclicking as well on this screen toadd to the atmosphere of thestory.Repeat for each path you want tocreate.
Creating a Clickable PathsNow finish setting up your end storyslides.After entering the end of the story,then insert a shape on that slidewhich will enable a person to click onto go back to the pick a path slide tochoose a different path. Haveanother ‘button’ which you can clickon to go to the end of the slides tocompletely finish.Look for different buttons availableunder Insert, Shapes.Hint: Once you have action settingsset, copy and paste the button ontoanother slide and just edit thesettings as relevant.