How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Pam R Your Own Question

Pam R
Pam R, Computer Specialist
Category: Microsoft Office
Satisfied Customers: 68
Experience:  13 yrs+ supporting Office issues
37043666
Type Your Microsoft Office Question Here...
Pam R is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have PowerPoint 2010. I want to insert about 10 songs

Customer Question

I have PowerPoint 2010.

I want to insert about 10 songs that play across slides. When one ends the next one starts. PowerPoint instructions says that when you insert audio on top of one another, they will automatically play one after the other. This is not the case, they play simultaneously! How can I insert 10 audio files on the first slide and have them play one after the other? Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Pam R replied 2 years ago.

Pam R :

Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will try to assist you. Could you tell me the format of your audio files please.

Customer:

MP3.'s They insert very easily and play. The only problem is they play simultaneously instead of one after the other.

Pam R :

ok, if the presentation is not confidential I could take a look at it for you. Could you go to wikisend.com and upload your file with the mp3's in it. You will be given a code which you need to give to me and I can then download the file and try to resolve it and return it to you the same way. Wikisend is not a totally secure website so do not use this method if the file is confidential.

Customer:

I uploaded a PP with three songs on the first slide. This is just like my other presentation. They all pla y simultaneously.

Pam R :

can you give me the code for me to download. Its the code that you were given when you uploaded. many thanks

Customer:

http://wikisend.com/download/467150/Test for Just Answer.pptx

Pam R :

thanks I will take a look at it now for you

Expert:  Pam R replied 2 years ago.
What Happens Now?

Your chat has ended, but you can still work with your Expert to get an answer to your question if you have not yet received one.

Come back to this page at any time to see additional information from your Expert.  You will also receive an email when your question is updated.  If you want to send a message to your Expert, use the box below.

If you have already received a satisfactory answer to your question, click the Accept button above.  Experts are credited for each accepted answer they provide.
Expert:  Pam R replied 2 years ago.
http://wikisend.com/download/288932/Test for Just Answer.pptx

the music is now playing one after another and not simultaneously. I changed the setting to automatic from play across sides. Also set the slide lengths suitable for the length of the track. Of course you will need to set start and stop times in the real presentation to get them in time with your presentation. If you have any further difficulties please feel free to come back to me and we can continue to work on it. thanks very much

If you are happy with the advice I have given you today, then please press the ACCEPT button so that I may be paid for my time with you today. Thank you.

If you would like to have me support you with another question in the future please go to http://www.justanswer.com/computer/expert-pamr/ and I will be able to assist you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Pam,

I tried that before on my real presentation. The problem is, the song will only play the length of the slide if it does not say 'Play across slides'. I want each slide to play for 8 seconds and the songs to play continuously from the beginning regardless of the length of the slide (the 8 seconds for each slide is automatic).

I just downloaded your ppt. The first slide never changes (notice that you set the slide for 2 hours). Why would I want a slide show to stay on one slide for all of the songs? I want the slides to change after 8 seconds with the music in the background. Maybe it just cannot be done.
Expert:  Pam R replied 2 years ago.
I am continuing to look at this for you.

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • My Expert answered my question promptly and he resolved the issue totally. This is a great service. I am so glad I found it I will definitely use the service again if needed. One Happy Customer New York
< Last | Next >
  • My Expert answered my question promptly and he resolved the issue totally. This is a great service. I am so glad I found it I will definitely use the service again if needed. One Happy Customer New York
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
  • Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know. Robin Elkton, Maryland
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • jstinehelfer

    Information Systems Manager

    Satisfied Customers:

    36
    A+ Comptia Certified computer repair
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JS/jstinehelfer/2012-6-6_215146_Pictureofme1.64x64.png jstinehelfer's Avatar

    jstinehelfer

    Information Systems Manager

    Satisfied Customers:

    36
    A+ Comptia Certified computer repair
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JA/JasonJames122/2011-12-16_135647_jasonjamesheadshotweb.64x64.jpg JasonJames122's Avatar

    JasonJames122

    Computer Enthusiast

    Satisfied Customers:

    0
    I manage all information systems (network of Windows PC's and servers with Microsoft Office products) for a small business
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JE/jessmagz/2012-6-6_18129_jm.64x64.jpg Jess M.'s Avatar

    Jess M.

    Computer Support Specialist

    Satisfied Customers:

    301
    Computer Software Specialist for more than 10 years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/CH/chutz747/2011-11-6_14231_me.64x64.jpg The-PC-Guy's Avatar

    The-PC-Guy

    Computer Manager

    Satisfied Customers:

    274
    20 years experience providing remote computer support
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/SP/spherrod/2012-6-6_174244_1000852.64x64.JPG Steve Herrod's Avatar

    Steve Herrod

    Computer Support Specialist

    Satisfied Customers:

    125
    Trained in Microsoft Office from 2000 through to latest version 2010.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/SE/Seashore2011/2011-12-6_33418_111205223015.64x64.jpg Chris L.'s Avatar

    Chris L.

    Support Specialist

    Satisfied Customers:

    124
    Certified Expert with over 10 years experience.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/KR/krkljatorm/2012-6-24_153417_ITMiro.64x64.jpg IT Miro's Avatar

    IT Miro

    Computer Scientist

    Satisfied Customers:

    97
    Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Microsoft Certified Professional
 
 
 

Related Microsoft Office Questions