Have a very short time to post another PDJ. The situation: my sister asked me to add a background music to her PowerPoint presentation. I thought it would be extremely easy but I was stumped by a simple problem: the slide (which is set to move to the next slide automatically) doesn't move forward until the music stop playing. The solution: setting the playback properties to "Play Across Slides".
  1. Insert the music/audio:
  2. Click the "Playback" tab in the ribbon
  3. Choose "Play across slides" in the "Start" field under Audio Options group: