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QUESTION: Keying out black/'Add' compositing

Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 7:54pm

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wpl

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is there a way to key out black?
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 8:00pm

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Joshua Davies

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Luminocity key, or change the composite mode (in properties) to add if its a lightswords style effect.

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Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 8:08pm

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The add key in preferences works better for me,
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 8:33pm

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I can't seem to find the properties menu. redface
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 8:40pm

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right click, properties smile
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 8:58pm

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anonymous

when i right cilck nothing happens. where do i right click?
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 9:00pm

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Marek

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when the clip is in the import menu. right click it and go to properties.
Posted: Fri, 16th Apr 2004, 11:21pm

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I do it when the clips in the timeline
Posted: Sat, 17th Apr 2004, 12:53am

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If you right-click > properties on an object on the timeline the changes you make just effect that object. If you right-click properties on a media browser object the property changes will effect all the future timeline object of that media object you place.

i.e. The media browser object is the parent object, it passes its properties on to the timeline object child when you drag a media object on to the timeline. Once born on the timeline the child object is individual of the media object in many ways so you can then change its properties to do specific things which only effect that child (like reverse it or change its composite mode).

NOTE: On the Mac right-click is really control-click.