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ProPresenter 5 Tutorials: Masks for Environmental Projection

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Imagine that you want to do environmental projection. Wouldn’t it be great if you could sometimes mask out certain pieces and sometimes not? Yep.

How do you do this? It’s pretty simple. If you know that there are some pieces that always need to stay in place, start with those. Create a mask for each possible combination that you’re likely to use. Now, add in the pieces that sometimes are there to one of the masks.

From the mask dialog, clicking on a mask will make that one active and replace the current mask. If two masks are identical, except one contains an additional piece, adding the new mask will have only that piece apparently affected. Clicking back will do the opposite.

So, while you can only have one mask active at a time, each mask can be composed of many pieces so that it seems like you can add and remove only one piece at a time.

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Lexington City Church (formerly Quest Community Church) in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to a peak of 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines. He has thousands of members of his ProPresenter Users' Group on Facebook and thousands of subscribers to his YouTube channel.