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Repeatedly/continuously blinking text [closed]

asked 2013-05-22 00:10:43 +0200

ytsamy gravatar image

updated 2015-11-01 19:50:59 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi everyone

I made a presentation and want some text to blink repeatedly until I move on to the next slide.

As far as I can tell, the blink effect makes the text blink only once. I tried setting the repeat option to "Until end of slide" but with no luck.

Is there a way to accomplish this? Sorry if I missed the trivial answer. I've also been unable to find anything with Google, only general instructions on using effects.

I'm using LibreOffice 3.6.6.2.

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I don't know how to do this in Impress either. A workaround would be to create animated GIF and show it instead. But what I can tell for sure is that there are VERY few cases where actually using blinking text is justified. More often than not it is just a disturbing effect used in all the wrong places.

mahfiaz gravatar imagemahfiaz ( 2013-05-22 23:58:23 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-05-23 03:09:15 +0200

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@ytsamy - I have also observed some problems with blinking of text and just made a test in 3.6.6.2 and 4.0.3.2 on XP. Blinking until next click does not work in either version.

May I suggest you report a bug under: https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/bug/

It would be helpful if you could post the bug number or link to your bug report here.

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And I, who thought that not seeing the actual "blinking" was a deficiency in my appreciation of the feature. Silly me.

carnendil gravatar imagecarnendil ( 2013-05-23 18:11:45 +0200 )edit

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