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How to change composite method? [ANSWER]

Posted: Sun, 13th Aug 2006, 11:35pm

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The Duelist

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I have imported the AlamDV plugin force lightning to EffectsLab Pro, but cannot find the setting for "add" or any composite filters. I need to get rid of the black backround but am unable to accomplish that so far. Please Help!
Posted: Sun, 13th Aug 2006, 11:53pm

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Obi Wan Kenobi

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I believe you need to click or double click on the object you want to change the blend mode of.
Posted: Mon, 14th Aug 2006, 2:04am

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Searandrage

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I know what the problem is. All the images for the force lightning have been saved as '.tif' they need to be '.jpeg' for you to have the compositing options.
Posted: Mon, 14th Aug 2006, 2:15am

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The Duelist

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Darn it! Any suggestions for subsitution and/or alternitave force lighning effects? (Like a way to change it to a jpeg. image or another effect that can be used or layered for force lightning) I really hope there is a way to do this...
Posted: Mon, 14th Aug 2006, 2:41am

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Searandrage

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im assuming you are using windows right? if you have an image editor, you can try going through each image and saving it as a .jpeg. It's time consuming, but if you really need it, i guess you have. Sorry pal. Unless your using mac, you can just open all of the images in preview, and save them as jpeg. You could also try making your own force lightning effect with the neon light engine. if the scene with the lightning isnt too long, you should be able to do it in about 15 min if you set yourself to it. Can't think of anything else.
Posted: Mon, 14th Aug 2006, 8:23am

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Cogz

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Perhaps you could find a freeware image batch converter from somewhere like www.download.com