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1 out of 5 muzzle flashes appear after render

Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2010, 6:12pm

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Warnezllc

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Ok so in my clip one chick is shooting another. 4 shots one after the other with about 1.5 seconds in between each shot. I put each muzzle flash in dragging a new one for each new shot. in the time line you can see the flashes but after rendering the project only shows the last muzzleflash. What am I doing wrong and how can I fix it please.
Thank you
Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2010, 7:09pm

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Axeman

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Knowledgebase'd!!!

That knowledgebase article, titled "After I render my footage, some of my muzzle flashes disappear. Where did they go?" just might answer your question.

Basically, your flashes only last for half a frame (one field), and when you play it back on a monitor which displays progressive, rather than a tv which displays interlaced, some of them won't show up. The article explains it in greater detail, as well as how to fix it easily.
Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2010, 7:21pm

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Warnezllc

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Thank you. Will go there now.
I hope i can figure out how to fix this as the downloads are expected by Friday...LOL
Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2010, 7:50pm

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Warnezllc

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That fixed it all right. thank you Axeman for the link to the knowledgebase. I think after i finish with the sound effects I'm gonna open up a nice bottle of wine and read through the knowledgebase before my husband and son come home.
LOL just a bit of lite-Reading

Anyway thanks again.
Posted: Mon, 22nd Nov 2010, 9:08pm

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Axeman

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Awesome, glad you got it working.

Your time might be better spent watching the video tutorials, or reading through the manual, rather than the knowledgebase, if you haven't already done so. There's lots of good info in the knowledgebase (I hope), but its more built around answering question when an issue comes up, rather than just general training and usage. Not that you shouldn't read the knowledgebase, but if you haven't done the video tutorials or manual yet, they might be a better starting point.