How to disable advance slide on mouse click in PowerPoint

In this short beginners PowerPoint 2013 and PowerPoint 2010 tutorial, we will see the steps to disable advance slide on mouse click. During a slide show, you can move to next slide either by pressing ENTER or SPACEBAR on keyboard or on mouse click. And using Transitions menu, you can disable or enable the advance slide on mouse click.

Click the Transitions menu and navigate to Timing section

Enable or disable on mouse click option in PowerPoint 2013 and PowerPoint 2010

If you want to disable the feature, then un mark the check box labelled as On Mouse Click.

Also See: Start PowerPoint Slide Show using Windows Explorer

In Category: MS Office, PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2013

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  • Tim November 14, 2012, 9:08 pm

    You have to do this on each individual slide. Is there a way to do it for the whole presentation or set it off by default for new slides?

  • Duncan June 10, 2015, 3:34 pm

    Tim – To turn off for new slides, you can do that in the Slide Master view.

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