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Vision beats and bars are used when you want to cue camera shots or other vision items using a piece of music. You would normally enter the number of beats and/or bars until the next cut or effect. Vision beats and bars appear to the left side of the script.

To insert vision beats and bars into a script, perform the following steps:

  1. Place the cursor in the line where you want vision beats and bars to appear.
  2. Select Production > Vision Beats/Bars. Alternatively use the keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+Shift+X.

Generate Camera Cards report with vision beats and bars

You can generate Camera Cards report with Vision Beats/Bars in a separate column in the report. To generate Camera Cards report with Vision beats and bars, do the following:

  1. In the Projects view, click Reports and then choose one of the following:
  • Camera Cards [Script]
  • Camera Cards [Schedule]
  • Camera Cards [Shooting Order Script]
  1. Select Include Vision Beats/Bars.
  2. Choose the appropriate source script and then click Generate.