[Bf-committers] VSE movie and other improvements

Aaron Carlisle carlisle.aaron00 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 01:58:15 CET 2016

I have been working on getting the VSE documented.
If you would like to join me on my journey see the the contribute to the
manual page (1).

As for that one phrase 0 is used by the display mode to view all strips.
You can change the viewing channel to be something other then 0 e.g.
to just see channel 2 change the viewer channel to 2.

Does this make sense? I will adjust the wording on that phrase.

As for your tutorial you should also include adding basic effects and

1) http://www.blender.org/manual/about/contribute.html

On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 10:33 AM, Sybren A. Stüvel <sybren at stuvel.eu> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 07, 2016 at 04:11:17PM +0100, Knapp wrote:
> > I started researching the VSE.
> Great!
> > So my first question is how do I correct the manual? For example " you
> > can’t put anything thing in this special one!"  I am not even sure what
> the
> > means.
> > Near the end.
> > https://www.blender.org/manual/en/editors/sequencer/introduction.html
> That's quite a gem you found there. I think it refers to the channel
> numbers being shown a bit weirdly in the VSE; it looks like there is a
> channel 0, while there actually isn't. I think this is the "special
> one" the manual refers to.
> > Second question; is there anything you want me to be sure to cover
> > in this short video? Any must haves?
> Things that come to mind:
>     - Loading a video and placing it on the timeline.
>     - Configuring the render settings based on the video properties
>       (dimensions & frame rate)
>     - Rendering the VSE to a video file (covering at least exporting
>       to a Youtube-compatible h.264 file).
>     - Cutting a video into strips, and moving them around.
>     - Cross fades between video strips.
> I think with these things covered, most people that want to "just edit
> a video" are helped.
> Cheers,
> --
> Sybren A. Stüvel
> http://stuvelfoto.nl/
> http://stuvel.eu/
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