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  • text ok in viewer, edges slightly breaking up in Canvas.

    Posted by Dan Crouch on February 24, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Please can someone help.
    I have a title card in the Viewer that looks fine. But when it is cut into the edit, in the Canvas, the edges are slightly breaking up. It looks like the it has been down rez’d a bit.

    Is it a timeline setting problem?

    Thanks in advance for any advice.
    Dan.

    Brandon Adams replied 13 years, 3 months ago 4 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Zane Barker

    February 24, 2011 at 8:12 pm

    We would love to help but your going to need to provide more info before we can.

    How are you generating the text?
    What are your timeline settings?

    **Hindsight is always 1080p**

  • Dan Crouch

    February 24, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Thanks for post.
    The text file is a jpeg title.
    2032×1539

    The timeline setting is 2048 x 1152
    custom 16.9
    pixel aspect – square
    prores 4444

    Please let me know if I need to post more info.
    Thankyou very much for help.
    Dan.

  • Michael Gossen

    February 24, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    What percentage are is your Canvas set to? Try looking at an even denomination of 100%, like 50% or 25%. Having it set to “Fit to Window” will give you odd results. Or better yet, view on an external video monitor to judge quality.

    Michael Gossen
    Helium Digital Media

  • Brandon Adams

    February 25, 2011 at 12:39 am

    I just came to post a similar problem and noticed your post.

    Trying to scroll credits from a long image. Loaded the PSD file into the timeline and it looks fine. Tried a TIFF, JPG, PNG, and all look fine in the viewer, but placed into the timeline, they turn to low-res garbage. Sequence setting is ProRes422 1080P 23.98 (imported image default fps is 29.97 if that makes a difference – don’t know how to change that).

    Here is an image comparison:
    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/2056709/creditsfcp.png

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    -Brandon

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