Text Animation

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Adds an animation effect to the text in the selected drawing object.

Choose Format - 'When in Writer: Object - Text Attributes'When in Calc: Graphic - Define Text Attributes'Text' - Text Animation tab

Text animation effects

Select the effect that you want to apply, and then set the properties of the effect.

Effects

Select the animation effect that you want to apply to the text in the selected drawing object. To remove an animation effect, select No Effect.

To the Left

Scrolls text from right to left.

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Left arrow

To the Right

Scrolls text from left to right.

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Right arrow

To the Top

Scrolls text from bottom to top.

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Up arrow

To the Bottom

Scrolls text from top to bottom.

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Down arrow

Properties

Start Inside

Text is visible and inside the drawing object when the effect is applied.

Text visible when exiting

Text remains visible after the effect is applied.

Animation effects

Set the looping options for the animation effect.

Continuous

Plays the animation effect continuously. To specify the number of times to play the effect, clear this checkbox, and enter a number in the Continuous box.

Continuous box

Enter the number of times that you want the animation effect to repeat.

Increment

Specify the increment value for scrolling the text.

Pixels

Measures increment value in pixels.

Increment box

Enter the number of increments by which to scroll the text.

Delay

Specify the amount time to wait before repeating the effect.

Automatic

LibreOffice automatically determines the amount of time to wait before repeating the effect. To manually assign the delay period, clear this checkbox, and then enter a value in the Automatic box.

Automatic box

Enter the amount of time to wait before repeating the effect.