When accessing the Text Tool, you first select whether to add text to a source clip, a coloured frame, or a black background. The first time you open the Text Tool, the frame contains a clip image, but no text. The next time you open it, the text and settings from the previous Text session appear.
To access the Text Tool from Tools:
- Select .
If this is the first time accessing the Text Tool, the cursor changes to Pick Back.
To change to None, from the Input Mode box, select None.
NoteYou can also Alt-click the Text button to enable the Text button and automatically set the Input Mode box to None.
- Do one of the following:
- If you selected None, choose a resolution, width, height, pixel aspect ratio, bit depth, scan mode, and frame depth to apply to the background in the Text tool.
- If you selected Back, select the clip to which you want to add text.
If you want to change the Input mode to None once in the Text Tool, you can do so from the Text Setup menu. See Setup and Processing Options
The cursor changes to Render Here.
- Click on any free (or a grey) area on the workspace.
You are now in Text.
- If text from a previous Text session appears, click Reset All.
The Text Tool is cleared and settings are reset to their default settings.
- To delete any layers from a previous session, click Delete All.