Archive for June, 2009

Movie Intro

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

HT intro, coming attractions, snack bar

Optimal Resolution for Video Editing

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

1366 x 768 will look sharper because it preserves more of the detail of the 1920 x 1080 image–there will be less details lost because they fell between the pixels of the target resolution of the downscaler. (Retrieved from

DVD Flick Hints

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

“Scrunching” Effect On Video Clips(Black Bars on Left/Right)

Go to Edit Title –> Video Sources –> Pixel Aspect Ratio
From the drop down menu (1 in picture) change the PAR until the thumbnail (2 in picture) is no longer “scrunched”.

Aspect ratio.JPG

Outlook Shortcut Keys

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Activity Shortcut Keys
Open an e-mail message CTRL+SHIFT+M
Open the address book CTRL+SHIFT+B
Open an appointment CTRL+SHIFT+A
Open a contact CTRL+SHIFT+C
Open a meeting request CTRL+SHIFT+Q
Open a task CTRL+SHIFT+K
Make the Find a Contact box active F11
Switch to Inbox CTRL+SHIFT+I
Switch to Outbox CTRL+SHIFT+O
Check for new mail F5 or CTRL+M
Open the Advanced Find dialog box CTRL+SHIFT+F
Mark an e-mail message as read CTRL+Q
Delete an e-mail message, contact, calendar item, or task CTRL+D
Delete a word CTRL+BACKSPACE
Select all CTRL+A
Paste CTRL+V
Print CTRL+P

Combine 2 or more .MPG files

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

To combineĀ mpg file 1 + mpg file 2 = one new mpg (or vob) file, you can use this trick:At the command prompt, enter:

copy /b file1.mpg+file2.mpg merged.mpg