The Overlay Step Options Panel
There are two tabs in the Overlay Step Options Panel: Edit tab and Attribute tab.
The Edit tab allows you to customize properties such as clip duration, playback speed, and audio properties of the Overlay clip. The available options in this tab will depend on the selected Overlay clip.
The Attribute tab allows you to apply motion, transparency, filters and border to the Overlay clip.
- Mask & Chroma Key: Opens the Overlay Options Panel where you can specify the transparency and Overlay options to be applied to the Overlay clip.
- Attribute Options: Displays various commands you can apply to the Overlay clip.
- Replace last filter: Allows the last filter applied to a clip to be replaced when you drag a new filter onto the clip. Clear this option if you want to add multiple filters to your clips.
- Applied filters: Lists the video filters that were applied to a clip. Click or to arrange the order of the filters.
- Delete filter: Removes the selected filter from the Overlay clip. Click to remove a filter.
- Presets: Opens a menu where you can select a preset for the selected filter to apply to the Overlay clip.
- Customize filter: Opens a dialog box where you can define settings and options for the selected filter.
- Direction/Style: Sets the type of movement to be applied to the Overlay clip.
- Enter/Exit: Sets the directions in which the clip will enter and leave the screen.
- Rotate before/after pause duration: Select to rotate the clip before or after pause duration.
- Fade-in/Fade-out motion effect: Select to gradually increase or decrease the transparency of the clip when it enters or leaves the screen.
- Show grid lines: Select to display the grid lines. Click to open a dialog box where you can specify settings for the grid lines.
Mask & Chroma Key Options Panel
- Transparency: Sets the opacity of the clip. Drag the slider or enter a value to adjust the transparency.
- Border: Enter a value to set the thickness of the border. Click the Color Box to select the border color.
- Apply Overlay options: Select to specify how transparent section of the Overlay clip will be rendered.
- Type: Select to apply preset or imported masks on an Overlay clip or specify a color to be rendered as transparent.
- Similarity: Specifies the color range of a selected color’s pixels that will be rendered as transparent. Click the Color Box then select the color that will be rendered as transparent. Click to select a color in the Overlay clip.
- : Goes back to the previous Options Panel.