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Cant find video controls on powerpoint video

Posted on 2011-03-01
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I have inserted a video into a powerpoint slide and I am reliably informed that there should be some video controls automatically appear when I hover over the media box.  Needless to say they aren't there.

Can someone help please?

Advanced user using Powerpoint 2010
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Question by:RichShare
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by:kaapsliic
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Can you check PowerPoint Format and Playback tabs? There you can trim, format e.t.c
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by:RichShare
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Playback tab?  Sorry to be a dunce, where's that?
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by:kaapsliic
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When I mark imported video file in slide show frame I got two new tabs, right to View and other tabs(Home, Design, Translation, Animations, Slide Show, Review and View) in top of MS PowerPoint.
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by:RichShare
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Found the tab, thank you, but I can't find anything there that looks like movie controls.
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by:kaapsliic
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Had you tried "Trim Video", also Fade In and out?
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by:RichShare
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Where the hell are these controls?
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by:kaapsliic
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Can you tell me exactly what you want to do with this video clip? just play or edit it?
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by:RichShare
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In the presentation, I am led to beleive that video controls should automatically appear below the video box when the mouse is hovered over the video area.  The guy I am talking to over the phone can sees his but I can't make it appear, which suggests a setting on my system somewhere.  Any ideas?
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by:JSRWilson
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You're being given the wrong advice it's nothing to do with trim etc.

Look in the Slide Show tab. In the SET UP box "Show Media Controls"
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by:RichShare
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Thank you for the update.  I have looked in the Slide Show tab and within SETUP I have only 3 boxes: start slide show, setup, monitors.

Within Setup I have only: Setup slide show, hide slide, record narration, rehearse timings, use rehearse timings.

Am i missing something?
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by:JSRWilson
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That sounds like 2007 not 2010 or maybe you are in compatability mode?
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Should look like this

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by:RichShare
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2007!  I will sort out an upgrade.  Thank you for perservering.
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