Add a Title in Premiere

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Steps

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    Ensure that your sequence or clip has already been dragged from the project window into the timeline
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    There are three ways to get to the title menu.
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    The first way is right-clicking a blank space in the project window
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    Move the cursor to "New Item" in the list
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    Then, click "Title..." in the expanded menu that appears
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    The second way is clicking the bottom-right icon in the project window
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    This icon is for "New Item".
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    Then, you can click "Title..." in the menu that appears
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    The third way is clicking "Title" in the horizontal menu at the top of the screen
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    Move the cursor to "New Title" in the menu
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    Then, click "Default Still..." in the expanded menu that appears
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    A pop-up box will appear with the default width and height settings. It will also contain a title under "Name".
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    You can click "OK"
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    Otherwise, you can type in a custom name by clicking the text box next to "Name".
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    After selecting "OK", you can click the video preview in the left half of the screen to add a title
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    Let's type "Block And Unblock Skype Contacts"
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    If the text is too large, you can adjust the font size on the right side of the screen.
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    Locate the "Font Size", which is currently at "100%"
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    Click the percentage and drag it to the left or right to adjust your font size so your title fits in the preview window
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    You can also add a line break by clicking the entered text
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    Then, move the cursor to the desired location and press "enter"
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    This will create a new line after the word "Unblock".
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    Align the text by highlighting it and clicking the alignment icons at the top of the video preview
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    The text will be centered for this tutorial by clicking "Center".
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    Let's click the "Vertical Center" alignment
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    You will find the vertical alignment icons in the vertical toolbar on the left side of the screen.
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    Then, click "Horizontal Center"
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    This will place the title in the middle of the video.
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    Choose the "Fill" color for the text by clicking the white "Color" box
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    The white "Color" box is located under "Fill".
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    Let's click the color black
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    Click "OK"
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    Click "Add" next to "Outer Strokes"
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    You can add an outer stroke too.
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    Then click the black "Color" box in the expanded menu under "Outer Strokes"
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    Click a color
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    Let's pick white.
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    Click "OK"
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    Now, change the size of the outer stroke so it's a little more noticeable
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    Do this by clicking the "Size" value underneath "Outer Strokes" in the right-hand column. Then, drag the mouse right or left in order to increase or decrease the size of the stroke. Now that the title is added, you can apply a title style.
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    You can click one of the "Title Styles" icons
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    "Title Styles" are preset styles in Premiere Pro that will instantly change your text. "Title Styles" are located just underneath the video preview. Clicking a style will also change the "Title Properties" values on the right-hand side of the screen.
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    You can undo applying a "Title Style" by pressing "command" + "Z" on your keyboard
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    Then, you can close this window by pressing the red button in the upper-left corner
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    To add the title, simply click the title you have just created in the project window
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    Then, drag it onto the timeline
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    You want to make sure that you're dragging the title into the track above the video into which you're putting the title.
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    If you drag the title below the video track, the title will not be shown
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    If you drag the the title onto the video itself, then you will only see the title and not the video
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