When compared to Hyperstudio, one of the complaints users express about PowerPoint is its use of linear presentations. The ability of Hyperstudio to allow the viewer to select the presentation path has kept some users from using PowerPoint to design presentations.
By using Action Buttons, it is possible to create a PowerPoint presentation with the ability for the user to select the information path. This involves the use of custom buttons and text boxes to create the navigation links.
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