256 Levels Antialiased characters with an
effective resolution of better than 1 nanosecond.
16,777,216 colors with 256 levels of transparency
and 256 levels of background video. Color can be selected
by adjusting RGB or HLS levels. For some interesting effects, try blending
colors, background video, and transparency in color gradients.
- Color Spread
create a smooth color spread between any
2 colors in the Characters, Edges, Shadows, and Background Color Boxes.
- Advanced Color Gradient Builder
Color gradients can be applied to the Character, Edges, Shadows, and Background Color Boxes.
- ·Linear Color Gradients with up to 16 color points can be rotated
up to 90° in either direction,
- ·Area Gradients with up to 5 points.
Characters, edge, and shadows can be drawn with
user definable textures (marble, wood grain, etc). As many as 16 different
textures can be used on each page.
- Background Color Boxes
Up to 32 Background Color Boxes.
Each Background Color Box can be set to either a solid color, semi-transparent
color, background video, a Color Spread, a Color Gradient, or a Texture.
- Full Logo Colors
As many as 16 full color logos can be
added to each page. These can be fine positioned,overlapped, etc. just
like characters. Once a Logo is loaded, it can be sized within the
- Geometric Shapes
Rectangles, Circles, and Elipses can be
placed on the page. The roundness can be adjusted from 0-100%. 0% roundness
creates square corners, 100% roundness create circles and elipses. A roundness
between 1% and 99% create a box that has rounded corners. The shapes can be
edged, colored, sized, italicized, and rotated just like a character.
- 1000 Independent Layers
Text, Logos, and Shapes can be placed on multiple layers. Each layer is
independent of the other layers. Changing something on one layer will not
effect the other layers. Layers can be named, swapped, or even hidden.
Background Video, Full screen graphics (BMP, JPG,
GIF, TIFF, TGA, and PNG). 32 User defined background color boxes.
- Spell Checker
Finds your spelling errors before your client does.
- 1000 Levels of undo
All done in such a way that it doesn't hog all of your system resources.
- Text Positioning
- Freeform - characters, words, and rows can be moved around in
single scanline/pixel increments.
- Center - Horizontal and vertical.
- Justify - Right, left, and both margins.
- Lower Third Mode
- User defined defaults
- Adjustable Safetitle margins
- Tabs 16 Tabs per page, can be positioned in single pixel increments.
All Character, Edge, and Shadow
are selectable character by character.
- Unlimited Text Styles
Every character, of every page can have a different sytle.
- User defined Text Style Gallery
One button access to your 64 most used text styles.
25 typefaces per page, each page can use up to 25
different typefaces. Can load Truetype typefaces directly. Typefaces can be
loaded directly from a CD-Rom. Typefaces can be previewed before they are loaded.
- Character Height
-600 to +600 scanlines in 1 scanline
increments. A negative height makes the character appear inverted.
- Character Width
10% - 500% of normal in 1% steps.
- Italics Angle
-45° to + 45° in 1 degree steps.
- Rotation Angle
-360° to 360° in 1 degree increments.
- Character and Edge Blur
Variable from 2 (sharpest) to 12
(very fuzzy). Character and edge blur can be set independently of each other.
- Character, Edge, and Shadow Colors
Characters, Edges, and Shadows can be set to any of the 16,777,216
colors with 256 levels of transparency and 256 levels of background video.
They can be either a solid color, or contain a smooth color gradient within
the character, edge and shadow. They can also be drawn with user definable
textures (marble, wood grain, etc.).
- 2 Independent Edges
5 types (No Edge, Full Surround, Extruded, Hilited,
and Offset). Extruded, Hilited, and Offset edges can be set to 8 different
directions. Depth is adjustable from 0-99 scanlines in single scanline
3 independent shadows per character, can be
positioned left-right, up-down, up to 99 pixels in single pixels increments.
Each can be set to same shape as character or edge.
- Page Templates
Page Templates can be created with the desired page style with "Template Fields"
at various positions on the page. When a Page Template is opened, a window appears
prompting the user to enter the text for each field. Once the text is entered,
the page is automatically created using the style of the Template and the text
that was entered.