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Video Device In TOP to multiple containers?

Postby safetyhammer » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:56 am

I'm planning a show where actors perform in front of a greenscreen, I put backgrounds behind them and play the result to the audience.
I was hoping to run the show with a movie player like this one-
Operator hits a button to progress to the next shot when the actors are ready.
A lot of the time it'll just be putting the performers in front of a background but there'll sometimes be stuff in the foreground and / or special effects.

I've got a Video Device In TOP, I want to get its footage down into containers as they're selected, do a few operators, send the result back up to the screen.

The problem I'm having is sending the camera footage where I want it to go.
Is there a way to get the output of that Video Device In TOP into a container?
Or am I going about this the wrong way?

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Re: Video Device In TOP to multiple containers?

Postby nettoyeur » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:15 am

You can use Select TOPs to get the output from any TOP in your network at any other place(s) in your network.

see Help->Operator Snippets -> TOP -> Select TOP for some examples
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Re: Video Device In TOP to multiple containers?

Postby swampmonster » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:34 pm

another more visible way to make the connection would be to put an in TOP inside each of the containers and wire the video top to the container.
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