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Ray StarkNothing shows up in composition window
by on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:33:55 pm

For some reason I can't drag footage and/or an Effects Preset (background) into the composition window. When I do this, only a black screen appears (although the clip appears in the Project window and the Timeline). When I play the timeline, the Comp Window just shows black (however the wireframe "X" appears as though there is a clip). I checked the Mute button ("eye"). Are there any other "mute" functions that might be preventing the clip from being seen in the Comp Window? Or some command that I accidentally engaged?

I've done this before with no problems. Not sure what I'm missing.

Thanks for your help.

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Bob RootRe: Nothing shows up in composition window
by on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:43:17 am

Hi Ray,

Could be that you've accidentally set your FAST PREVIEW (at the bottom of your comp window) to wireframe.

Hope this helps.


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