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Sean Kapleton
Render Settings
on Oct 4, 2010 at 3:23:26 pm

Hello

I know this will seem like a very basic question but somehow with all of my years of experience it is still somehow a topic of confusion between me and other editors.

I have always been taught (video tutorials like lynda.com) to check all of the render settings but I notice a lot of editors only have a couple checked - I believe so they can just create and not focus on constantly having to render. I am more of an online editor so for me I need to do final renders of things so my settings are different of course.

What I want to know is what can I leave unchecked because when i go into an offline editors room to help or deliver something i always end up checking everything and that annoys both me and the editor who has to change back his or her settings. How do I make FCP render completely and fully without having to check everything again when its time to deliver for tape, dvd, web, etc...

I want to know the keyboard shortcut and settings that will render everything fully while still leaving most of those render settings unchecked for better work-flow for offline.

cheers

sean


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Rafael Amador
Re: Render Settings
on Oct 4, 2010 at 3:46:02 pm

Hi Sean,
Truly important is to set everything to the higher setting on sporting.
Before that, depends very much of your system, the job, your skills, self-confidence, etc.
The point is that you work fast, comfortable, and that in the end the job is well done.

[Sean Kapleton] "I want to know the keyboard shortcut and settings that will render everything fully while still leaving most of those render settings unchecked for better work-flow for offline"
The setting that changes the rendering quality are accessible on the Preferences. No shortcuts that I know.
Rafael

http://www.nagavideo.com


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Sean Kapleton
Re: Render Settings
on Oct 4, 2010 at 3:53:37 pm

not sure we are understanding each other here...

This would be on a newer MacPro - all fast post-facility machines and I mean the settings tab at the top where it has Render and Render all where you can check different options - otherwise i know how to set my system preferences and such.

maybe my question makes no sense? sorry if that is the case.

sean



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Rafael Amador
Re: Render Settings
on Oct 4, 2010 at 4:18:48 pm

Got it.
Option-R.
rafael

http://www.nagavideo.com


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Sean Kapleton
Re: Render Settings
on Oct 4, 2010 at 4:50:20 pm

That's what i figured but so do i have to check only certain render settings? I want to keep most things unchecked and speed up the offline process but want to still be able to do FULL renders without re-checking all of those settings...in the past when i have done this and hit option r i still see color bars notifying me that i need to still render something so I always end up having to check everything and then select all command R.

thoughts?

thank you

sean



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