Adding soft edges


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Adding soft edges

If your video has a romantic or elegant tone, you can soften its edges so that its appearance emphasizes the emotional content. I'm on the sixth slide of my presentation. Click on your video. I'll go up to Video Tools, the Format tab, and click on the Video Effects button. Hold your cursor over Soft Edges and a gallery of presets appears. The amount of blur goes from 1 Point, which is very subtle, down to 50 Points, which actually cuts into the outer edges of your content.

I'll click on 5 Points and now I'll have a nice soft edge. I can also create my own custom soft edge by clicking on Video Effects and going back to Soft Edges, and now choose the Soft Edge Options at the bottom of the menu. The Format Video dialog box opens and we're here on Glow and Soft Edges on the left. Soft Edges are the two settings at the bottom. The top button has all the same presets that we saw under the Video Effects button. The Size slider allows you to manually adjust the blur.

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Adding soft edges
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Adding soft edges provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the PowerPoint 2010: Audio and Video in Depth

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Business
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PowerPoint
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