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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – dissolving between video strips with Video Sequence Editor

The next stage is to manipulate the video channels, move them, trim them, and create a transition between them:

  1. Move the Cam1 strip to Channel 3.
  2. Move the Cam2 strip to Channel 1 and put its left side at frame 1. Press the LMB to release the move.
  3. Move the Cam1 strip to Channel 2. Put its left side at frame 1.
  4. Select the Current Frame Indicator with the LMB and scrub it back and forth with the mouse.
  5. Watch what happens in the Video Sequence Editor – preview window as you press the H key to mute the Cam1 strip. When you press the H key while your cursor is over the Video Sequence Editor – sequencer window, the video channel is muted. With the strip muted, its image is no longer ...

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