Bulleted text within Camtasia

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I can't seem to find the answer to this. Can I create bulleted text within Camtasia?

I know how to add text. I want to make the text as bullets within Camtasia.

I'm using v9.x in windows.

Thanks


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Posted 7 months ago

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Joe Morgan

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If you use "Legacy callouts" you can cycle through adding bullet points.

Add the text to separate lines first. Then select that text and hit "Ctrl + Shift + L"

Regards,Joe

 
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Wow Joe! I learned something new today.  Thanks!
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What are legacy callouts?
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another technique ...

How To Add Bullets In Callout Text
http://www.screencast.com/t/dqiAszOkHwQN
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That's what I've been doing, though I create a bullet graphic, insert the graphic once, copy it, then do exactly what you demonstrated. Nice to know there are several ways to do it now.  :-)
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There is a much easier way: just use ALT- 0149
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Well, that was a duh moment for me! I use that all the time in PhotoShop and did not even think of doing it in Camtasia. I mean, really, it's a keystroke that is across the board on most software. Thanks for the reminder. If I am going to use basic bullet points in the future, I'll definitely be doing that!
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And for those that have issues (such as me) where the device being used doesn't lend itself easily to typing those specific keystrokes, there's also the Windows Character Map application. Just click Start > Run  (or press the Windows key and R) and type charmap into the dialog and press the enter key and the character map app opens. Personally, I use this application all the time so I've pinned it to my taskbar for easy opening.

Once the character map is open, you can type "Bullet" into the search field. Then select it and copy it.



Cheers... Rick :)
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I just typed in the Keystroke combo at bottom right of your screenshot and those work as well. It's not technically bulleted text but you can add a nice big bullet at the start. The legacy callouts I found the sizing was an issue, 45pt in the legacy callout does not equal 45pt in the regular callout.
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Nice tip,

One other note...........Use the Numeric Key Pad. Or it shortcut won’t work.

I don’t usually create bullet points. So I was futilely attempting to use that shortcut by hitting the numeric keys at the top of my keypad. I use an ergonomic keyboard with a separate numeric keypad.


In most cases, the separate keypad is rarely used. So I had to Google how to make this work. I figure if it happened to me, it might happen to others.

Regards,Joe

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Hi... Please can someone help? I'm using Camtasia for MAC and I can't find how to add bullets to the overlay text? What's the secret combination I'm missing? Many thanks! 
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You submitted your question to the Windows forum.There's a Mac specific forum you can post to as well.
You would probably have better luck getting an answer from someone over there.

Regards,Joe