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Question: Animate text to appear one word a a time

Hi all

I can't work out how to make text animate one word a time (so for example, each word is revealed by pressing the space bar when presenting). Unless each word is in its own text box, which is not practical given the amount of words I am dealing with. Any suggestions gratefully received!

MacBook Pro, macOS High Sierra (10.13.4)

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May 28, 2018 9:51 AM in response to Gary Scotland In response to Gary Scotland

Thanks - unfortunately that makes the whole paragraph appear in one go. Take the example:

  • I want to make my
  • Text appear one word
  • At a time

The paragraph option means that each line will build in per click (1 tap gives all 5 words for the first line for example). For the sentence "I want to make my text appear one word at a time" - I want to click once per word when presenting. I guess I could put it on the slide one word per line - but that would just look weird!

May 28, 2018 9:51 AM

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