Adjusting Transition Settings

Each transition has its own collection of customizable settings. The available options depend on the transition you’re modifying. By modifying these settings, you can effectively expand your list of 75 transitions. You can, for example, set the wipe transition to wipe in any of eight directions; you can make it hard-edged or soft-edged; you can add a border of any color or thickness. You can even set a static wipe, so that it works as a split-screen effect.

To adjust the start and end of the transition:

  • In the settings dialog box for the transition, do either of the following:

    • To show the starting and ending frames of the clips in the transition, check Show Actual Sources (Figures 8.60 and 8.61).

      Figure 8.60. A ...

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