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Using style presets and templates

From: Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training

Video: Using style presets and templates

Adobe Elements 10 ships with some ready- to-go title templates that will really enhance your videos. Let's take a look at how those work. So we're going to launch Elements, and now I'm going to go into Edit > Titles, and this is where you would see all of your themes. So this particular theme is called Fun, so it's got four different templates in it: Fun Credits, Fun Frame--if I just press the button, it shows you, nothing is animated there-- Fun Lower 3rd--nothing is animated there--and Fun Title, and there is nothing animated there.

Using style presets and templates

Adobe Elements 10 ships with some ready- to-go title templates that will really enhance your videos. Let's take a look at how those work. So we're going to launch Elements, and now I'm going to go into Edit > Titles, and this is where you would see all of your themes. So this particular theme is called Fun, so it's got four different templates in it: Fun Credits, Fun Frame--if I just press the button, it shows you, nothing is animated there-- Fun Lower 3rd--nothing is animated there--and Fun Title, and there is nothing animated there.

But if I go into Fun Credits and click the button, we see that the credits scroll up. So I kind of like that. I want to use that in my project. So I'm going to go right about here and make sure that's selected and choose Apply, and it applies it right there. So once again we're back into the Text tool, and we're going to type in End Credits. And then I'm going to go down here and start picking some people I want to acknowledge. So we have of course, Alina, dancer was in it, and then we're going to say, "Thank you too," and then we'll choose Santa Barbara, and to me, because I need thanks.

We'll say thanks Adobe and lynda.com. So I'm done, and it's in there, and I can just use my Selection tool and let's go back here. And we have to render this once again, so when we see the red bar, let's press the Enter key. And let's go right here and press the spacebar, and here's our credits. So it's going a little bit fast, so I want to slow them down. I've still got more music here, so I'm just going to go, as we do with any other clip, and click on it and drag it to the end there so it snaps, and then we'll render that one more time, and then let's play that.

(clip playing) So there are some nice credits going nice and slow. So that's done. Let's take a look at the lower 3rd, so let's go back in the middle here, and I want the dance company to be acknowledged here. So I'm going to grab this lower 3rd and just bring it down here on top. So I'm going to type in "The Dancers." Drag that right here, and once again we've got to bring back to the front now, so let's go Arrange > Bring to Front, and there's the dancers.

And I might add a little drop shadow, and let's just render that out, and we'll play. So Premiere Elements 10 has some great and fun ready-to-use themes at your disposal. If this one is not particularly right for your movie, I would highly recommend downloading the other themes and content.

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Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training

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  1. 3m 1s
    1. Welcome
      52s
    2. How to use the exercise files
      2m 9s
  2. 11m 10s
    1. Understanding the interface
      6m 45s
    2. An overview of the editing workflow
      4m 25s
  3. 14m 29s
    1. Creating a new project
      2m 14s
    2. Importing media
      2m 9s
    3. Capturing media
      4m 24s
    4. Managing media
      2m 44s
    5. Missing media and correctly saving projects
      2m 58s
  4. 15m 35s
    1. Sceneline or Timeline?
      2m 25s
    2. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Sceneline
      2m 2s
    3. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Timeline
      3m 16s
    4. Modifying clips with the context menu
      4m 57s
    5. Rendering: What is the red bar?
      2m 55s
  5. 23m 18s
    1. Adjusting clip length in the Preview window
      2m 4s
    2. Adjusting clip length in the Sceneline
      2m 43s
    3. Adjusting clip length in the Timeline
      4m 40s
    4. Playing with time: Freeze, change speed, and duration
      6m 31s
    5. Splitting and moving clips
      2m 10s
    6. Applying transitions: Getting from scene to scene
      5m 10s
  6. 30m 17s
    1. Applying effects to clips
      3m 29s
    2. The new Pan and Zoom tool
      1m 42s
    3. Adjusting the position, scale, and rotation of clips, and creating picture-in-picture effects
      3m 35s
    4. Using the Tracker
      5m 26s
    5. Using the Effects Mask tool
      3m 1s
    6. Videomerge and Green Screen
      3m 38s
    7. Creating and using effect presets
      4m 12s
    8. Making color adjustments using effects
      5m 14s
  7. 16m 38s
    1. Understanding animation
      5m 57s
    2. Animating video effects
      3m 30s
    3. Using keyframes with motion effects
      3m 4s
    4. Working with keyframes directly in the Timeline
      4m 7s
  8. 18m 44s
    1. Recording voiceovers and narration
      3m 25s
    2. Using SmartSound for great music soundtracks
      5m 39s
    3. Applying audio effects
      2m 48s
    4. Mixing audio with SmartMixer
      6m 52s
  9. 17m 50s
    1. Creating and animating text
      9m 24s
    2. Creating lower thirds
      5m 31s
    3. Using style presets and templates
      2m 55s
  10. 9m 40s
    1. The Auto-Analyzer
      2m 36s
    2. InstantMovie and themes
      4m 5s
    3. Smart Trim
      2m 59s
  11. 10m 7s
    1. Creating your first DVD
      4m 17s
    2. Creating Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, and web DVDs
      5m 50s
  12. 8m 58s
    1. Sharing your project to YouTube
      2m 36s
    2. Sharing your project to a video file
      4m 42s
    3. Sharing your project to a mobile device
      1m 40s
  13. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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