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Instant Vegas 5 by Douglas Spotted Eagle

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Chapter 6

Titling Tools and Video Vexations

Let’s explore both the available titling functions and ways to fix less-than-perfect video quality.

Basic Titles

Both Vegas and Screenblast Movie Studio provide several built-in media generators: colors, gradients, test patterns, and text. Switch to the Media Generators tab in the window docking area and scroll through the options.

To insert a title on a video track, select Text from the left pane, then drag and drop Default Text to the Timeline. Set the default duration in Options>Preferences>Editing tab. Of course, you can extend the title as needed.

Use the Text and Backdrops tab In the window docking area.

Movie Studio Users: Use the Text and Backdrops tab in the window docking area.

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