PowerPoint 2021 Bug - Effect Options Resets to Default After Save/Close

Scott T 0 Reputation points
2024-03-18T16:44:03.0666667+00:00

Using PowerPoint Professional 2021.

Right clicking on an audio in animation pane and selecting "Effect Options" in "Stop playing" section, I set "After 1 slides".

However when I save PowerPoint and close it, then re-open same PowerPoint file, the "Stop playing" is reset to "After current slide" (default) for all slides.

Is there a fix or work around for this?

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  1. Jiajing Hua-MFST 4,675 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-03-19T07:15:07.4266667+00:00

    Hi @Scott T

    Based on my tests, I can reproduce this scenario on PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 Apps.

    But regardless of whether "After 1 slides" or "After current slide" is selected no matter , the result of audio actually stopping is the same.

    If you select "After 2 slides" or other options greater than 1, the option will not be changed.


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