Set the stroke You use the Color Properties dialog box to set an object’s stroke, or outline if you’ve applied a style containing a stroke. Note: The Stroke box in the Color Properties dialog box is enabled only if you‘ve applied a preset style from Text Styles in the Tasks panel to the object. 1 If necessary, double-click the title in the Timeline to open it in the Monitor panel. 2 Select an object that contains a stroke. (If necessary, click a style in the Text Styles section of the Tasks panel.) Note: All preset styles in Styles contain a stroke except the one in the upper-left corner of the panel. 3 In the Monitor panel, click the Color Properties button or right-click/ctrl-click the object and choose Color Properties. 4 Select the Stroke box . 5 From the Stroke menu, select the stroke you want to use. (Not all strokes have multiple Stroke options.) 6 For Stroke Weight, specify the stroke’s thickness, in pixels. 7 From the Gradient menu, select a gradient type for your fill. Note: If you select Linear Gradient, Radial Gradient, or 4-Color Gradient, color stop controls appear. You can click each stop and select a separate color for each. 8 Do any of the following to set the color: • To make the stroke transparent, click the No Color box.
233 USING ADOBE PREMIERE ELEMENTS 10 Creating titles Last updated 11/22/2011 • To set the color to 100% white, click the white box. • To set the color to 100% black, click the black box. • To set the hue, click the color you want in the rectangular color spectrum, and then specify the exact color by clicking in the color picker box above the spectrum. • To set the color numerically, set the R, G, and B values by dragging the value or clicking and entering a number. Gradient types To access gradient types, select a title object in the Monitor window, and then click the Color Properties button . Solid Creates a fill of uniform color. Linear Gradient, Radial Gradient Linear Gradient creates a linear, two-color gradient fill. Radial Gradient creates a circular, two-color gradient fill. The beginning and ending gradient colors are displayed, respectively, in the left and right boxes, or color stops . Select a color stop prior to choosing its color. Drag the color stops to adjust the transition smoothness between the colors. The Angle option (available for Linear Gradient only) specifies the angle of the gradient. The Reverse option reverses the color spots. The Repeat option (available for Radical Gradient only), specifies the number of times to repeat the gradient pattern. 4-Color Gradient Creates a gradient fill composed of four colors, with a color emanating from each of the object’s corners. Four color stops specify the color that emanates from each corner of the object. Select a color stop prior to choosing its color.
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