3Customizing iDVD Themes

The benefit of iDVD’s approach to creating DVD menus is that everything is already in place; the background imagery, animation, typefaces, and navigation structure are all prefab. Your job is to fill in the content.

While that may sound nicely organized to some people, others see it as a collection of limitations. Where’s the fun if everything is spelled out for you already? This is where iDVD’s theme customization comes into play. It may not be as open-ended as Apple’s professional-caliber DVD Studio Pro, but there’s enough flexibility built in to let you make your own personal stamp on the menu design.

Editing Text Formatting

A hallmark of the Macintosh has been the capability to change the appearance of text onscreen. ...

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