perfect titles or logos. CGs are much more versatile than typewriters due
to their ability to create letters and manipulate them anywhere on the
screen. You can also preview each written page before recording or airing.
b. You can type each line using the keyboard exactly as it will appear
on the screen.
Then, you can correct any mistakes or add and delete any
information as needed.
As you type each character, the cursor, usually a
blinking square or dash, indicates the current location of each character
and the next available character spaces.
c. In Figure 3-1, the operator uses the keyboard to enter the
information line by line. The information is temporarily saved in the CG's
internal memory until it is saved on a floppy disk or other storage device.
4. A typical example of the many uses of a character generator are the
credits shown at the end of a program or the weather report on TV. Another
example is the statistics shown as the batter comes up to bat.
information is usually keyed over the output of a live camera.
a. The greatest value of a character generator is not the ability to
create and edit various letter sizes and font styles, but the ability to
store and recall any given message either randomly or sequentially whenever