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Lightsabers

Posted: Sat, 26th Feb 2011, 11:06pm

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ocjedi

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First time user.. When I drag the neon light effect to my video I'm able to do key framing for about 10 frames than the glow effect dissapears. Why?
Posted: Sat, 26th Feb 2011, 11:47pm

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Biblmac

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Because the default media length is set to 10 frames. This can be changed by a tool, that allows you to drag an effect out. Don't remember exactly which tool that is, I'm sure someone will help a bit more with a bit more detail. My apologies.

Have a wonderful day/night!

-Biblmac-
Posted: Sun, 27th Feb 2011, 1:37am

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DVStudio

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That, or right-click and change the duration to match the length of the video clip, or the amount of time the saber should be present in the video. Hope that helps!
Posted: Sun, 27th Feb 2011, 2:55am

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ocjedi

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Figured it out. Thank you.
Posted: Sun, 27th Feb 2011, 8:34am

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ocjedi

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Thank you. Now I just have to figure out how to do the clash when the 2 lightsabers hit one another. Suggestions?
Posted: Sun, 27th Feb 2011, 1:38pm

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Biblmac

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On the left, by the neon light, muzzle flash, and particle "engines" there is an optics one. Click on it. Look through the presets there and find the one called "clash" or "lightsaber clash" or something like that. Not really hard to find, good luck!