Remove Bookmarks from Audio Clips in PowerPoint 2013
Learn how to remove Bookmarks from audio clips in PowerPoint 2013.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
OS: Windows 7 and 8
Once you add Bookmark(s) to an audio clip, you may want to edit or remove the Bookmark altogether. In PowerPoint you can't edit a Bookmark -- for example, you cannot change the time position of your Bookmark from 30 seconds to 28 seconds. To achieve this change, you have to delete the earlier Bookmark, and then add a new Bookmark on the time position that you want.
Follow these steps to learn how to remove a selected Bookmark from an audio clip in PowerPoint 2013:
- Open your presentation, and navigate to the required slide where you have already
inserted an audio clip. If your
audio clip has no Bookmarks added, go ahead and
add a Bookmark. The
audio clip that you see in Figure 1, below has four bookmarks added -- notice the white dots
that represent these bookmarks within the red highlighted area.
Figure 1: Audio clip with multiple Bookmarks added
- Now, within the Player Controls bar, click on the Bookmark that you want to remove. Note
that if you place your cursor over the Bookmark you can see the Bookmark's name and time position in a tool
tip (see Figure 2, below). A selected Bookmark is indicated by a yellow dot, as shown
highlighted in red within Figure 2.
Figure 2: Selected bookmark within the Player Controls bar
- With your Bookmark selected, click on the Audio Tools Playback tab and then click the
Remove Bookmark button, highlighted in red within
Figure 3, below.
Figure 3: Remove Bookmark button
Note: Do not press the Delete key on your keyboard -- that will delete the entire audio clip from your slide!
- This removes the Bookmark from the audio clip, as shown in Figure 4. If you removed this
Bookmark by error, quickly undo the last step by pressing Ctrl+Z.
Figure 4: Selected bookmark removed
- Make sure you save your presentation often.
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