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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 7 Quick-Reference Guide by Brendan Boykin

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12. Generators and Templates

Generators, such as black clip, text, and color bars, are created within Final Cut Pro. Some of these are utility items (such as color bars for equipment setup), while others are for creative purposes (such as creating textual lower thirds). Master templates from Motion also are accessible via the Generators pop-up menu.

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Using Generators

You access generators in the Effects tab of the Browser or by clicking the Generators pop-up menu in the lower right of the Viewer.

1 Click the Generators pop-up menu, and choose the desired generator or template. The item will load into the Viewer.

2 Click the Controls tab of the ...

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