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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — using transparency in the Video Sequence Editor

In addition to making objects transparent in relation to other objects, the transparency that you see in a scene is also used in the Video Sequence Editor and the Node Editor. Here is an example in the Video Sequence Editor:

  1. Move the mouse to the border between the 3D View window and the Timeline window. When you get the double-headed arrow, move the border up so that about a quarter of the screen height is filled with the Timeline window.
  2. In the lower-left corner of the Timeline window, select the Current Editor Type menu button and choose Video Sequence Editor from the pop-up menu.
  3. In the Video Sequence Editor header, select Add and choose Scene and then Scene again from the pop-up ...

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