TitleExchange XML Handling
Create "Untitled" project"
Add sequence to selected project
Replace sequence in selected project
How to setup a target project
Save or keep 'Backup Sequence XML' to disk
Auto Delete XML after FCP XML import
Insert into XML
Use Apple Events to communicate with FCP
Create "Untitled" project" - this will create a new project. Something you have to be aware of is that this project won't be available with "Tools -> FCP Interchange -> Get FCP 'Open Projects' List" as FCP has stored no file path for it as long as the project has not been not saved. No import dialog.
"Add sequence to selected project" - this will work like any XML import and add this sequence to your selected project, though it will bring up no import dialog
"Replace sequence in selected project (if possible)" - this will search for this sequence (means it's unique ID) within the project. If the sequence is found it will be replaced, in case not it will just be added. No import dialog here as well.
How to setup a project where the XML should be imported.
You can setup a project as target with the "Tools -> FCP Interchange -> Get FCP 'Open Projects' List" upfront. If you don't do TitleExchange will ask you to select a project after the conversion has been done. If you got FCP installed on your machine (and the version is above 5.1.4) the XML will be automatically imported into your target project if FCP is running, The project will be opened first if not already open.
"Save or keep 'Backup Sequence XML' to disk" - When sending XML directly to FCP (using Apple Events) this XML is only in memory. You can use this option to keep a backup of your sequence. This option is automatically chosen if "Project handling" is disabled.
"Auto Delete XML after FCP XML import" - Sometimes you may give a conversion some tries and then hate all the XMLs hanging around somewhere on your hard drives. This option will delete any standard (not directly transfered) XML after import into FCP. Note that this is something FCP does - not TitleExchange - so there may issues with FCP versions which do support this feature!
"Insert into XML" - You can either create a stand alone "title only" sequence - leaving the box un-checked - or insert the titles into an existent sequence. The created titles will be put into a new track above the top level track of the chosen sequence.
"Use Apple Events to communicate with FCP" will transfer the created XML seemlessly to FCP.
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