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Now, a lot of times you've built an effect or a stack of effects that you want to put on another clip or another series of clips. Now, this beveled sepia lightly out of focus effect that I created is something that I hold dear to my heart. And I think I want to put it on other parts of my program. But I also want to be able to take it to the next level. As a matter of fact, I'm going to use this as video running in the upper right hand corner with the logo, which I've placed below this track, for the magazine. So if I go ahead and turn the track off, you'll see I have a logo in the lower left hand corner.
So, as nice as this beveled effect is, I think I'm going to use a couple of the other effects that we've learned about such as scaling and repositioning it. And maybe pulling back the opacity just a hair. So, let me select the first clip and this is the only clip that has the effect applied to it. And I'm going to open up the Motion tab very quickly, click on it so I now have my wire frame. I'm going to shrink it down by grabbing the edge. And I can see the logo underneath, and I'm going to position it up here on the right.
Give it a little more shrinkage. There we go. So, I've changed its scale, I've changed it's position. And just for grins, let's go ahead and make it a little bit translucent, maybe about 90%, almost impossible to see but you and I know it's there. So, I have this great effect, and I want to put in on another clip. All I have to do is select the clip and press Copy. I can use the keyboard shortcut or I can just go right here under Edit > Copy.
And then, if I wanted to place it on, say, one clip, I have this clip selected, I can do something called pasting attributes. Now, I can get to it back from the Edit > Paste Attributes. As you can see, there is a keyboard shortcut. Or sometimes what's easier, since my hand is already on the mouse, is right-clicking. And in the drop-down menu I do have the option to paste my attributes, right here at the top. Select Paste Attributes and I get this dialogue box and I really like this dialogue box because it allows me not to only paste specific video attributes such as the motion.
Means the position, how opaque, how transparent it is, if I've done any time remapping. But when I get down to the level of effects I can actually choose which effects I may want to place on this clip. So, for instance, I like everything but I don't really think I need to blur it at all especially if I'm going to make it smaller. So, I can simply uncheck that. And of course, if I had done any changes in the audio, I could paste those too. Now, just in case I did work with the volume or did any keyframing, I'm going to go ahead an turn those off.
Because I really only want to paste the video part of this. Now, of course, if I only select a video, it wouldn't be a problem, but I can press OK. >> And now, as you can see, this lines up perfectly with the previous set up. >> I did that. >> There you go. You totally did this. >> This pizza. >> So, I don't have to worry about lining up my picture in picture. The colors will match perfectly. It's a really nice technique and you can do it to more than one clip just like you can apply an effect to multiple clips in your timeline. You can, of course, select multiple clips, and we'll select all of them. If I only wanted to select specific ones, I could hold down the Shift key and I will go over here, and since I've already copied it I don't need to do it again. If you haven't copied it, go ahead and you can right-click and you can actually copy that way.
And select these and right-click, Paste Attributes. Once again, don't worry about time remapping. We didn't do any. It remembered that I did not want to copy and paste the the Gaussian Blur. And my audio is turned off. I simply hit OK. And if I quickly scrub through this, you'll see everything is perfectly positioned, and perfectly colored. So, copying and pasting different attributes, whether it's motion, opacity, time remapping, or even specific effects within my copy I can do it very easily with just a few clicks.
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