(Font Styles for DVB-Sub) - AWS Elemental Server

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(Font Styles for DVB-Sub)

You can specify the look of the captions if the output captions are DVB-Sub.

Note

If you choose the same Caption Selector in the Caption Source field in more than one output, then you must set up the font style information identically in each output. If you do not, you will get an error when you save the job.

Name

Description

Font

Click Browse to find a font file to use. The file must be on a server mounted to the node and must have the extension TTF or TTE. Do not specify a font file if the caption source is embedded or teletext.

Font Size

Specify “auto” or enter a number. When set to auto, font_size will scale depending on the size of the output. Giving a positive integer specifies the exact font size in points.

Font Resolution

Font resolution in DPI (dots per inch). Range: 96 to 600. Default is 96 dpi.

Text Justify

  • Centered: If X Position and Y Position are both empty, positions the captions at the bottom center of the video frame.

    If X Position and Y Position are specified, the captions are offset and then centered across the video frame.

  • Left: If X Position and Y Position are both empty, positions captions at the bottom left of the video frame.

    If X Position and Y Position are specified, the captions are offset and then left-aligned.

X Position

Specifies the offset for the left edge of the caption relative to the horizontal axis of the video frame, in pixels. 0 is the left edge of the video frame. 10 pixels means offset 10 pixels to the right.

Empty means 0 offset.

Y Position

Offset of the top edge of the caption relative to the vertical axis of the video frame, in pixels. 0 is the top edge of the video frame. 10 pixels means offset 10 pixels from the top.

Empty means position the captions towards the bottom of the output.

Fixed Grid

Whether applies only for conversions from Teletext to DVB-Sub.

  • Checked (default): Font is mono-spaced: each character takes up the space horizontal space.

  • Unchecked: Font is proportionally spaced.

Font Color

The font color. Select the desired color.

Font Opacity

The opacity for the font color. Range 0 (transparent) to 255 (opaque).

Background Color

The color for the background rectangle.

Background Opacity

The opacity for the background rectangle. Range 0 (transparent) to 255 (opaque).

Outline Size

The size for the font outline, in pixels. Range 0 (no outline) to 10.

Outline Color

The color for the font outline.

Shadow Color

The color for the shadow cast by the captions.

Shadow Opacity

The opacity of the shadow, in pixels. Range 0 (transparent) to 255 (opaque). Empty means 0.

Shadow X Offset

The horizontal offset of the shadow, in pixels. A value of -2 results in a shadow offset 2 pixels to the left. A value of 2 results in a shadow offset 2 pixels to the right.

Shadow Y Offset

The vertical offset of the shadow, in pixels. A value of -2 results in a shadow offset 2 pixels above the text. A value of 2 results in a shadow offset 2 pixels above the text.