Slideshow This can be shown as an automatic slideshow in Acrobat by following these directions: Choose Edit > Preferences > General. Check Advance every x seconds under Full Screen Navigation, and type in a value. You can also select how to advance the slides and what happens when the presentation ends. Under Full Screen Appearance, choose a transition style from the Default transition menu. Specify how you want the mouse cursor to appear from that menu. Select a Background color and click OK.