Layouts as Layers

Jun 18, 2012

Does anyone know if it is possible to define the Slide layer properties of a layout when it is used as the layout for a layer?

When inserting a video in Test Mode the default settings for the layers added automtically (eg try again, correct) is to pause the timeline of the base layer. I understand why this is the default, but in my example I don't want this to happen.

Currently i am edieitng each layer manully and it is a little time consuming.


3 Replies
Mark Vause

Hi Gerry,

That's not really what I am trying to do. I would like to be able to define the properties that are applied to a layout (ie the feedback ones) when they are added automatically as layers in a screen recording.

I suspect it's not possible, but i am spending a lot of time changing each layer on each slide

Steve Flowers

Hi, Mark -

Those layers are generated through an auto-magic process. I don't think there's any way to modify the properties of those auto-generated layers. However, you might be able to work around it by creating a layer in the feedback master for each "feedback state" you want to modify.

In the properties of the layer, set it to pause the base layer and hide the slide layer when the timeline finishes. Shorten the layer timeline as short as you can (.25 seconds). Not sure how this will behave, but logically I would expect that this layer will close and will play the base layer immediately after a VERY brief pause.

This sounds like a good feature request.

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