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Watching Video During Capture

As you capture, you can play video and audio in the Capture panel only or through your camera to a television and external speakers as well. You can set your preference in the Project Settings dialog box, which you can access from the Capture panel.

To specify capture preview settings:

  1. In the Capture panel's More pull-down menu, choose Capture Settings ( Figure 3.6 ).
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    Figure 3.6 In the Capture panel's More pull-down menu, choose Capture Settings.

    The Capture panel of the Project Settings dialog box appears.
  2. Click the DV Settings button ( Figure 3.7 ).
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    Figure 3.7 In the Project Settings dialog box, click the DV Settings button.

    The DV Capture Options dialog box appears.
  3. In the During Capture area of the DV Capture Options dialog box, select the options you want ( Figure 3.8 ):
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    Figure 3.8 In the During Capture area of the DV Capture Options dialog box, check the options you want.

    1. Preview Video on Desktop
    2. Preview Audio on Desktop
    Selecting an item plays the video or audio in the Capture panel; leaving it unselected plays the video or audio on an external video monitor and speakers via the capture device only.
  4. Click OK to close the DV Capture Options dialog box, and click OK again to close the Project Settings dialog box.
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