Chart of the Month – October 2009 – Spinning Objects Transforming into New Object
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Spinning objects converging to make a new single item − a concept that can be played out in many ways. Think of it as a color wheel: when spun, it turns to white. The Chart of the Month uses this concept to illustrate characteristics that make up a new product. But anything that is an amalgamation of many things can be illustrated this way.
The animation is set in motion with one click. All of the objects are formatted to animate "with previous." The delayed appearances are handled with timing delays. Download the animation scheme to see how this particular "spin into something new" concept is formatted. You don't have to be as elaborate as this, or you can be even more elaborate. But it's worth the effort to review the scheme, understand it, and use the concept often.