Fade out

JPS

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Aug 22, 2007
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Not a Mac question, per se, but I'm wondering if anyone knows how to make a word (i.e. a title on a title page) gradually fade from black letters to white, say in Microsoft Word?
 

Grannyville7989

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Aug 2, 2010
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Would it not be more suitable to use a presentation application to achieve that sort of thing, such as Keynote or PowerPoint?
 

theironheath

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Apr 2, 2011
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Leeds, UK
if by fade out you mean the text has a gradiant where by say the top of the letter is black and the bottom of the letter is white and there is a gradual gradient of colour between then word art in Microsoft Word does this.
 

JPS

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Aug 22, 2007
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Unfortunately I have neither. I'm really looking for a way to fade the letters in a title from black to shades of gray.

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The fade would go from left to right.
 

theironheath

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Apr 2, 2011
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Leeds, UK
I'm pretty sure word art can do what you are asking , to make the fade go from left to right you just change the angle of the gradient ,

choose word art from the documents and elements tab, pick the example that looks like a vertical gradient , type your text and then choose format text effects from the drop down menu and click the gradient option , change the angle of the gradient to something around 0 degrees, choose your gradient colours and your done
 

JPS

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Aug 22, 2007
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Teleromeo--yes, that works beautifully. Many thanks!
 
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