The zoom buttons (the plus and the minus signs) allow
you to zoom in (plus) or out (minus) of the picture to view details
or the complete overview of the picture.
To the left of these buttons is a small progress bar which
indicates the current phase in refreshing the preview after a
setting has changed. Due to the diverse nature of the effects this
progress bar will not progress smoothly but will give you a very
decent estimation of the time needed.
If the preview image is bigger than can be shown in the window, you
can click on the preview and drag it in any direction you
Although the OldMovie plug-in has many
features, methods and systems to ensure a preview that is as
accurate as possible, the nature of some of the effects make it
impossible to perfectly simulate the effects in any other zoom
level than 100%. If you need to have an absolutely accurate
preview, you should zoom in to 100%, any other zoom level may not
show a fully correct preview.
of the preview can be stopped by pressing the escape key on your
keyboard whilst refreshing. The original image will then be
displayed instead of the real preview and refreshing will restart
whenever you change any of the settings.
Please be patient after pressing the escape key, it may take a few
seconds for OldMovie to react. Pressing the escape key twice will
exit OldMovie so beware not to accidently press it
If you click on the
text to the right of the zoom buttons ("www.vanderlee.com"), your internet
browser will start and try and connect to our web site at www.vanderlee.com.