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To work in a remote connection environment, open a remote framestore on start-up.
To start Flare:
- Double-click the application icon on the desktop.
The Project Management menu appears.
(a) Framestore box (b) Volume box (c) User box (d) Project box (e) Host box
- Select a remote framestore from the Framestore box. If the framestore has more than one volume, select a volume from the Volume box. Click Open.
- Select a project from the Project box or create one. See Creating a Project.
NoteYou cannot modify projects created on a remote framestore. If you create a project while connected to a remote framestore, it resides on the remote framestore. You cannot modify the project after creating it.
- Select or create a user:
- To select a user, select the user name from the User box. You can select a local or remote user by first selecting the appropriate option from the Host box.
- To create a user, select <create new user> from the User box. In the Create User menu that appears, you can choose to create a user by copying a user profile.
(a) User Profile copy options
If you copy a user profile, note the following:
- You can copy a user profile from a local or remote system.
- You can copy all preferences from a user profile in the current version of the application.
- You can copy only hotkey preferences from a user profile in an older version of the application.
NoteIf you create a user profile while connected to a remote user, the new user will reside on the remote host and not on your local machine.
See Creating User Profiles .
- Click Start.
You enter the Batch module. You have access to the same creative toolset as is found in Flame Batch.
To exit Flare:
- From main level Batch, click Preferences.
- Click EXIT Flare.