Animation with green horizontal and vertical lines

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I really like the animation where one horizontal and one vertical lines come from the lower left corner - this is used at the start of Camtasia application and on many Camtasia promotion videos -

I would really like to use such animation but with different colors.

Therefore I am asking if there is a public sample or tutorial on how to create such animation.

What is more, on the Camtasia main web page there is a saying: "You can make videos like these in less than a day with Camtasia". Then there are 3 videos and the middle video is also using this animation effect.

I was looking for that animation but I cannot find it in Camtasia or in the assets web page.
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Posted 3 years ago

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Joe Morgan

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In short,
You can add lines using an annotation.
Drag the ends of the line to make it cover the entire screen.
Add another line and do the same but drag the lines vertically.
Change their color and width to taste in properties.
Drag them off screen and apply animations to make them animate back onto the screen.

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Been animating some lines myself but is there a way to lock the direction when you want to extend a line? I think people have been asking about this as far as 4 years ago but I am not aware of Camtasia 9.0 being able to do it. Just curious.
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As far as I know this hasn't been implemented.