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Jesper PetersonAfter Effects text Dos style
by on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:35:57 am

Hi everyone,

Does anyone know how I can make an intro like in the movies when the camera shows something being typed in a pc. Green letters with a blinking cursor in front, thats what im looking for.

Hope Yall can help,



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John CuevasRe: After Effects text Dos style
by on Jan 11, 2010 at 2:49:19 pm

There is a text preset called underscore that will do exactly what you want. It's in the text presets, but not sure under what category.

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David FranklinRe: After Effects text Dos style
by on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:54:12 pm

Might I also suggest using the "Character" window to set the color of your text to a luminous green and use "OCR A Std" font?

And if you want a blinking box to do the revealing, you could do worse than animating the reveal using the text animator property, then creating a solid the size of a single character and animating it to move position as the line of text reveals.

Animate the opacity of the solid to turn on and off repeatedly and voila!
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