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Motion for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide by Mark Spencer

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Appendix B. Setting Preferences

Most applications for Mac OS X have a set of user preferences that determine various settings for the application. Motion is no exception—you even open the Preferences pane with the same standard menu command or keyboard shortcut most Mac OS X applications use. You access Motion’s preferences by choosing Motion > Preferences or by pressing Command-, (comma).

Motion’s preferences are divided into the following seven different sets of controls, or panes, that tweak how Motion looks and behaves:

  • General pane

  • Appearance pane

  • Project pane

  • Canvas pane

  • Output pane

  • Presets pane

  • Gestures pane

Using the General Pane

The General pane has settings that affect the overall behavior of Motion. It is divided into six sections (Figure B.1 ...

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