[Kdenlive-devel] Title templates

Dan Dennedy dan at dennedy.org
Thu Sep 9 00:00:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 2:24 PM, jb <jb at kdenlive.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 September 2010 19:39:16 Marco wrote:
>> I made some work for included images in titles.
>> mlt part:
>> git at github.com:gmarco/mlt.git
>> (branch work)
>> kdenlive part:
>> git clone git://kdenlive.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/kdenlive/kdenlive
>> (branch gmarco)
>> Works almost (after saving the project or title ATM the content will be
>> stored in the title file too). Removing the url in these files, will force
>> mlt to use the stored images.
>> A bit work to do, for selecting this from user.
>> But rendering work, execpt the preview in kdenlive. Here only 1 Image is
>> shown, all other not.
>> Someone got an idea, why it will not work in preview in kdenlive ?
> Seems to work for me (tested a title with 3 images)...
> I just uploaded a title to kdenlive website, called "Hello Marco" with 3
> images in it. The template file is called embeded.kdenlivetitle
> Just grab it through the "Settings->Download New Title Template" for a test.
> This comes really late for the 0.7.8 release, but I must admit it is really
> fun to be able to share title with images, so If other people think it's ok we
> could decide to add it with an image button on the titler enabling / disabling
> the feature.
> One problem I can see is that this can make kdenlive project files become huge
> if some large images are embeded, since the images will be stored both in
> MLT's kdenlivetitle producer and in Kdenlive's DocClipBase properties.
> So maybe this feature should only be allowed for .kdenlivetitle files, and
> images would not be embedded in the kdenlive project file.
> What do other people think? This also needs Dan's approval for the MLT
> changes...

I do not have a problem with it. I rather treat the kdenlive module as
your own area. Sounds like the branch is not quite ready. I will wait
until you tell me to pull.


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