Bullett Lists

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New guy here, so thank you for your patience in advance. I would like to use the equivalent of bullet lists as they are found and operate in Microsoft Word. Does this option exist in Camtasia, and if so, what is called and where is it found? Thanks again. I hope to get up to speed very soon.
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Joe Morgan

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Camtasia 9 has very limited Bullet Points
You need to use Legacy callouts to utilize them.

Regards,Joe

See GIF Below

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it's easy to get what you want; I'll shortly post a short tutorial

to add to what Joe suggests ...

How To Get Text With Bullets In Camtasia 2017-11-12
http://www.screencast.com/t/fKxZSSwaz2V
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above link will soon be disabled

here is better version of the tutorial ...

How To Get Text With Bullets In Camtasia 2017-11-12
http://www.screencast.com/t/wStfqqt7ZMT
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My GIF was screwed up, the cropping shuffled images out of place. I caught it and here's the corrected one, your comment blocked me out from replacing it above.

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Better Yet,

If you have Microsoft WORD. Create your Bullet Points there.  Use Ctrl + C to Copy them. Then Paste them into any Camtasia Callout of your chosing using Ctrl + V.

It even maintains Font style and Color.

Regards,Joe



 
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Thanks for clarifying Joe.

:)
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this workaround uses a bullet character from the Windows Character Map ...

http://www.screencast.com/t/PRECJNTJ5T
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OK, finally got Joe's method to work; why the method works makes no sense; and the callout text font color becomes hard to change [squirrelly]

very buggy callouts
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I'm not sure about anyone else, but I think for me the best approach would be to just use the callout I want with no text. Then I would superimpose a legacy text callout with no background and use the list function to manage it inside that callout.

That way I don't leave Camtasia and need other applications to make it work.

But that's just me... Rick :)
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I agree kayakman,
why the method works makes no sense whatsoever.
I found it so ridiculous, convoluted and absurd, I was motivated and compelled to create that video. I'm still laughing.