[FFmpeg-user] Drawtext problem
Cecil at decebal.nl
Fri Dec 9 21:35:51 EET 2022
Cecil Westerhof via ffmpeg-user <ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org> writes:
> With the drawtext filter I wanted to use:
> text = '13:30 tot 17:30/18:00':
> But this gives:
> Both text and text file provided. Please provide only one
> Strangely enough this does not give an error:
> text = '13:30 tot 17:30/18':
> I solved it by using:
> text = '13:30 tot 17:30/18\:00':
No, I did not solve it. I just did not get an error message anymore.
I needed to escape all : like this:
text = '13\:30 tot 17\:30/18\:00':
> But I do not understand why the first two do not have to be escaped
> and the third does.
> I use ffmpeg in a bash script.
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