"Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

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"Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

PostWed Apr 14, 2021 4:28 pm


I have a small problem with one of the fusion titles. Here's a screencast:

I have seen this happen only to the "Dark Box Text Lower Third" fusion title.

When copying one of those clips (either via alt+dragging, ctrl+c/ctrl+v or by dragging them in and out of the media window) the little line on the left disappears. When resetting the clip the line reappears, but of course all settings get lost.

It also happens at seemingly random moments, which is especially annoying when you notice it only in the final render (since in the viewport the clip might be cached and actually show the line).

Does this only happen to me? If not, does anyone know of a workaround?


--Version of DaVinci Resolve: Studio 17.1.1 Build 9
--OS: Windows 10 Pro
--CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.4Ghz
--RAM: 16GB
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Re: "Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

PostThu Apr 15, 2021 5:43 pm

I'm seeing the same here in Studio 17.1.1 for Windows.
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Re: "Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

PostThu Apr 15, 2021 9:28 pm

Same on my Mac.
It breaks in the "Instance text" node but I have not found exactly where yet.
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Re: "Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

PostTue May 11, 2021 1:45 am

The same happens to me. What is even more annoying is that even though you manage to see it correctly in the edit window, when you render it , it disappears as well. Also if you create a compound clip of the fusion title when performing correctly, after the compound clip is created, it wont. Very frustrating.. Resolve version 17.0 (Windows 10)

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Re: "Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

PostWed May 12, 2021 7:55 am

Can you check this with Resolve 17.2 please?



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Re: "Dark Box Text Lower Third" title problem

PostWed May 12, 2021 4:15 pm

It seems to be fixed in 17.2.
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