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    Question Picture as text

    Hey guys,
    i'm wondering how you can use a "picture as text". By this i mean that you have for example a black background and a text field, and the text has no specific colour but looks like it would lay above a picture and you can only see the picture through the lettes. (hope you understand what i mean^^)
    Thanks for your help!

    Greetings M1k3y

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    Track 1: Your text as white on black background
    Track 2: The image you want to show through the text
    Make compositing mode of track 1 Multiply (Mask) (Compositing mode is the small icon on the trach header immediately to the right of the level slider)

    If you want this text to sit on top of other images, rather than a black background, make track 2 a child of track 1.
    Tim

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    Another way is:
    Track 1: Your text as transparent on black background
    Track 2: The image you want to show through the text

    This will just give you a black background with the image showing through the text.

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    Glad to see Midnight back in black on Blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Midnight Blue View Post
    Another way is:
    Track 1: Your text as transparent on black background
    Track 2: The image you want to show through the text
    ... but only if you want to do it the easy way

    Good call MB
    Tim

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    Or blue text on any colour B/G and use the chromakey plugin to add the image

    One piece of software so many different ways

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    Quote Originally Posted by Z Cheema View Post
    Or blue text on any colour B/G and use the chromakey plugin to add the image

    One piece of software so many different ways
    I presume the OP has found a solution by now and no longer needs us :(
    Tim

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