Shotcut keeps deleting <Text> keyframe start and end and position


#1

This has been so frustrating.

I have overlays defined on the one video track I have.
I use these to blur out sensitive info.

If I do anything, Shotcut loses either the position/size of the text box or else it will lose the keyframe start and end position and just resets them back to start of track and end of track.

screens: https://imgur.com/a/7NteyDd


#2

From your images, you have the filter on V1, the whole video track, not an individual clip.


#3

Yes that was my intention.


#4

First, test with the latest version 18.10 that was released last night. You did not specify a version, and there were some fixes in this area in the past 2 versions. Also, “overlays… blur out” by using a Text filter is a very strange use case, and your screenshots do not illustrate it well. Explain how you are trying to accomplish that. For example, are you trying to use space characters and a certain color? If the new version does not help, you need to either supply steps or attach your project file.


#5

just checked with newest version and issue didn’t occur with test video.

with that, here is a (much more basic) sample video i just created to showcase something similar to what i was trying to do (use the text filter to blur out “sensitive” info on screen.) the editing is v. rough and is just to illustrate the ‘why’.

unedited raw footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FB05bxj9J8I (0:58 length)
final edited version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeUVKv07NZI (0:29 length)
editing process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBHjbgHWgBE (11:34 length)

i didn’t have OBS set to capture mouse cursor for editing video. also that video can safely be watched faster than 1x speed on youtube.


#6

Yes, that screencast video confirms exactly what I suspected was happening. :slight_smile: Thanks for clearing that up and glad it’s working for you now.