Camtasia 9 - add one line at a time to a text list. How?

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I have a text list that I want to reveal one line at a time.  I tried using an annotation, by copying the same annotation and adding new lines, but that changes the size and placement.  I think I'll try hiding items until I'm ready to reveal them by making their font the same as the background, but there has to be a better way?
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Posted 2 years ago

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kayakman, Champion

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now clear how you want to display them?

one at a time in sequence with only one ever showing?

one at a time is displayed but previous ones stay in view?

more details would help

but what you want to do is easy

like this ...
https://www.screencast.com/t/koMSJF3S3
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here is the project behind my example ...
https://www.screencast.com/t/MS4Ir5xSMTvr
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Thank you! Are you using a Legacy callout as Joe Morgan suggested?
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no; it was a "basic" style text callout
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Do the text iin PowerPoint and then use PP animations to float your lines in. Then use Camtasia in PO to record it. Import into Camtasia and position. Cheers
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You could use a Legacy Callout

What you would do is crop the callout and apply animations to reveal the callout one line at a time.

The reason you need to use a Legacy Callout is that the fonts don't change their size automatically like the other text callout do.


 
As you can see I simply animated the crop to revel each line of text.Apply the animation exactly where you want it and you should be good to go.

Regards,Joe




On second thought,  the other text callouts should work as well because you are using cropping.
However, Legacy callouts won't resize the fonts automatically and are easier to work with in my opinion.
If I want resized fonts, I can figure that out all by myself.
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Thanks!