Sorry about that, Steve. Both filters are applied to the V1 Video track.
From this forum, I am learning that the preferred approach is to add text to an opaque clip in a different V track. As I am using ShotCut more, I can see the benefit because it doesn’t require Splitting the clip to add text to a short duration of content (caveat is that the text in V2 will not move with the video in V1 if clips in V1 are added/deleted/lengthened/shortened…or is there a way to tie them together?). My current project has lots of splits (for text) and I can now see it would be easier to manage the text on separate tracks…learning is one of great benefits of this forum.
My excuse for my current project is that I was well into it before I learned about adding the opaque clip to another track. For future projects, I will try managing multiple Video tracks for Text.
I think my lesson learned still stands, that the filters execute in the order they appear; perhaps a developer could confirm. For example, if I added text to an opaque clip in another track (V2) and want the text in V2 to fade with the video in V1, I am extrapolating that the order in which I apply the Fade and Text filters to the clip in V2 will likely affect how the filters will function (Text before Fade vs. Fade before Text).