\<bookmark_value\>text animation\</bookmark_value\>\<bookmark_value\>effects; text animation\</bookmark_value\>\<bookmark_value\>animating text\</bookmark_value\>

Animating Text

You can only animate text that is contained in a drawing object, such as rectangles, lines, or text objects. For example, draw a rectangle, then double-click the rectangle and enter your text.

  1. Select the drawing object containing the text that you want to animate.

  2. Choose \<emph\>Format - Object - Text Attributes\</emph\>, and then click the\<emph\> Text Animation\</emph\> tab.

  3. In the \<emph\>Effect \</emph\>box, select the animation that you want.

  4. Set the properties of the effect, and then click \<emph\>OK\</emph\>.