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Beginner help

Posted: Tue, 8th Feb 2011, 12:19am

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FXhomer97267

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Can you put words on the screen in composite lab, can you split the screent to make two screens.
I need some help if anyone has any advise i would apreciate it, Thanks
Posted: Tue, 8th Feb 2011, 12:30am

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Axeman

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Yes and Yes.

In order to put words on the screen, usually referred to as titles, you will first need to create a title card in an image editing program. It should have an alpha channel to remove all of the image other than the text itself. Then, this image can be imported into CompositeLab, laid over your video, and animated however you see fit.

To split the screen, you need to have two layers, then just use a mask on the top layer to remove half of it. Then whatever is on the layer below will show through in the area removed by the mask.
Posted: Tue, 8th Feb 2011, 1:10pm

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FXhomer97267

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thanks
Posted: Tue, 8th Feb 2011, 8:16pm

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DVStudio

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For titles, try this tutorial. wink