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should I assume that has gone away?  If you never used visualizer with S4 then how do you create your props?

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In S5, you create a "preview" which contains props that define your display elements and the channels they use. You can make your preview as simple or as detailed/realistic as you want, so long as it defines all of the channels you are using in your display.

If you have a Sequence Editor animation, it can be imported into a preview. Click on the vertical "Preview" text on the right side to open the Preview window, then click the Export icon, then select "Import SE Animation" from the menu - as shown in the screen shot below.

You are also given the opportunity to import an SE animation when you upgrade a sequence to S5.

Matt

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9 minutes ago, MattBrown said:

 

If you have a Sequence Editor animation, it can be imported into a preview. Click on the vertical "Preview" text on the right side to open the Preview window, then click the Export icon, then select "Import SE Animation" from the menu - as shown in the screen shot below.

You are also given the opportunity to import an SE animation when you upgrade a sequence to S5.

Matt

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I'm still new to the lingo maybe I'm not understanding what you posted.... Are you saying we are able to import an S4 visualization file into S5?

Edited by GriswoldStyle

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8 minutes ago, GriswoldStyle said:

I'm still new to the lingo maybe I'm not understanding what you posted.... Are you saying we are able to import an S4 visualization file into S5?

Yes, you can import:

1) an SE Animation (what you edit when you click the filmstrip icon on the SE toolbar)

2) a Visualizer full visualization (LEE file), prop file, or fixture file

3) an S4 PE preview

If you don't have any of those, then you can you have S5 auto-generate a preview for you when you upgrade a sequence to S5. It won't look like your house, but it will contain enough information to allow you to sequence; and you can always edit the auto-generated preview if you wish.

Matt

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Awesome that is the one thing that I was waiting to hear before I upgrade is that my visualizer file will still work in S5.

at least for this year. I do a new one every year but I put about a week into this one and really don't want to start over LOL.

Upgrade here I come!!!!!

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