Although it is true that media files need to either be imported or digitized to be used in Liquid Edition, the exceptions are certain types of media you can create in Liquid Edition.
These fall into four categories:
I deal with creating a DVD menu in Chapter 12 and creating a title in Chapter 10, but I detail how to create color and signal clips in the following sections.
Creating a color clip
You'll often create a color clip to function as the background in an effect or to be used for the lead-in to start a video or the lead-out to end it.
To create a color clip
Creating a signal clip
The use of a signal clip is somewhat esoteric; all you actually create is a WAV file with a single beep inside it. Some editors use this to give the end of scenes an audio mark or to create an audio queue that they can use as a guide. The rest of us will find its functionality less remarkable.
To create a signal clip