Keynote: Smash word effect

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  1. TonyBaloney macrumors regular

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    I was wanting to know how to do the effect where one word drops in and smashes another word. Ive seen it in a couple of demonstrations but dont know how. thanks
     
  2. Caleb531 macrumors 6502

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    I don't recall that text animation available in the public version of Keynote '09. I know what you mean, but I believe it's only available to Apple for their presentations.
     
  3. TonyBaloney thread starter macrumors regular

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    oh really? that sucks. anyway well do you know to animate a single word in a text box as opposed to the entire contents of the box?
     
  4. Caleb531 macrumors 6502

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    It's a Build-In Action, so in Keynote's Inspector, select the third box, and choose the Build In tab. Once you select the text box, you can add effects to it.

    UPDATE: Had to re-read your question, and sorry to say, I don't think it can be done with a single word. Hope my above tip helps anyway! :D
     

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  5. TonyBaloney thread starter macrumors regular

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    No I meant one word within the text box like say the box said "I like macs." How would I animate the word "macs" while leaving the rest the same?
     
  6. Caleb531 macrumors 6502

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    Yes, I understand what you mean. Unfortunately, I do not believe that is possible with the current version of Keynote.
     
  7. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    It'll be in iWork '11
    Steve always uses versions of KeyNote that haven't been released to the public. We always get the features that he uses in the next iWork release.
     

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