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Visual Problems in iDVD


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I've been using iDVD to burn home movies for the past three years. For the first two years its worked great, but for the last year I've been having this problem:
I can import iMovie/Quicktime movies into iDVD. But when I choose a theme, instead of getting a background, all I get is black. I can still see whatever title I've typed in and the button to click to play the movie. When I play it, I can hear audio/music if it's there, and I can use the menus. The drop zones don't work, either.
I started out with some 5.-something version, but upgraded to iLife '08 & that version (7.0) a few weeks ago. Same problem.
Someone suggested that I go into the Prefs, to where it said 'look in this folder for themes' and remove & re-enter the theme folder. But iDVD won't let me delete the original folder.
Any ideas? Please help me!
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you might try draging that folder to your desktop and reinstalling '08. Another test is create a test user account (administrative) and try to make it in that user. If it works like it should you have narrowed down the problem to the other account.

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