Source Details

The sources displayed depend on which group of sources you choose—basic, standard, or advanced. The last two groups contain the sources from the previous level or levels, plus additional ones.

The primary method of setting connections for all sources is to use the Connections tab. Alternative methods are given in the far-right column below.

Basic

The following sources are available when viewing the basic source group. All these sources should be linked before you build the title.

Disc Sources

Following are the disc-level basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
First Play
Use to specify what is displayed when the disc first starts playing after being inserted into the DVD player (automatically set to Menu 1).
First Play in the Disc Inspector.
Control-click disc in Outline tab.
Control-click empty area in Graphical tab.
Title
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Title button on the DVD player’s remote control.
Disc Inspector General tab
Menu
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting can be overridden by similar settings in tracks, markers, stories, and slideshows.
Disc Inspector General tab

Menu Sources

Following is the menu-level basic source.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Button1:Jump when activated
Use to specify the action when the button is activated.
Button Inspector.
Control-click button in the Menu Editor.
Drag element directly to button.

Track Sources

Following are the track-level basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
End Jump
Use to specify the action when the track reaches its end during playback.
End Jump in the Track Inspector (automatically set in some cases)
Menu
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Track Inspector General tab
Marker 1:Button 1:Jump when activated
Use to specify the action when the button (part of a subtitle stream) is activated.
Subtitle Inspector Button tab
Control-click button in the Subtitle Editor.

Story Sources

Following are the story-level basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
End Jump
Use to specify the action when the story reaches its end during playback. By default, this is set to Same as Track.
End Jump in the Story Inspector (automatically set to Same as Track)
Menu
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc and track settings. By default, this is set to Same as Track.
Story Inspector General tab (automatically set to Same as Track)

Slideshow Sources

Following are the slideshow-level basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
End Jump
Use to specify the action when the slideshow reaches its end during playback.
End Jump in the Slideshow Inspector (automatically set in some cases)
Menu
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Slideshow Inspector General tab

Standard

The following sources are available when viewing the standard source group. These sources are in addition to those available at the basic level.

Menu Sources

Following are the menu-level standard sources in addition to the basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Pre-Script
Use to assign a script to be run prior to displaying this menu.
Menu Inspector Menu tab
Menu Timeout Target
Use to specify the action when the menu’s inactivity timeout setting expires.
Menu Inspector General tab

Track Sources

Following are the track-level standard sources in addition to the basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Pre-Script
Use to assign a script to be run prior to playing this track.
Track Inspector General tab
Marker 1:Menu
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc and track settings.
Marker Inspector General tab
Marker 1:End Jump
Use to specify the action when the marker’s part of the track finishes playing (the frame before reaching the next marker).
End Jump in the Marker Inspector

Story Sources

Following are the story-level standard sources in addition to the basic sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Pre-Script Target
Use to assign a script to be run prior to playing this story.
Story Inspector General tab
Marker 1 Entry:End Jump
Use to specify the action when this entry marker’s part of the track finishes playing (the frame before reaching the next marker).
Story Marker Inspector
Marker 1 Entry:Menu
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc and track settings.
Story Marker Inspector

Advanced

The following sources are available when viewing the advanced source group. These sources are in addition to those available with the basic and standard levels.

Disc Sources

Following are the disc-level standard sources in addition to the basic and standard sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Angle
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Angle menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting can be overridden by similar settings in tracks and slideshows.
Disc Inspector Advanced tab
Chapter
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting can be overridden by similar settings in tracks and slideshows.
Disc Inspector Advanced tab
Audio
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Audio menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting can be overridden by similar settings in tracks and slideshows.
Disc Inspector Advanced tab
Subtitle
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Subtitle menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting can be overridden by similar settings in tracks and slideshows.
Disc Inspector Advanced tab
Return
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Return button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting can be overridden by a similar setting in menus.
Disc Inspector General tab

Menu Sources

Following is the menu-level standard source added to the basic and standard sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Return
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Return button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting.
Menu Inspector Menu tab

Track Sources

Following are the track-level standard sources in addition to the basic and standard sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Angle
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Angle menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Track Inspector General tab (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Chapter
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Chapter menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Track Inspector General tab (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Audio
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Audio menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Track Inspector General tab (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Subtitle
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Subtitle menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Track Inspector General tab (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Chapter
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Chapter menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Track Inspector General tab (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Next Jump
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Next button on the DVD player’s remote control after the last marker. See Next Jump and Prev Jump for more information.
None
Prev Jump
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Previous button on the DVD player’s remote control before the first marker. See Next Jump and Prev Jump for more information.
None

Slideshow Sources

Following are the slideshow-level standard sources in addition to the basic and standard sources.

Source
Usage
Alternative methods
Angle
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Angle menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Slideshow Inspector (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Audio
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Audio menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Slideshow Inspector (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Subtitle
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Subtitle menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Slideshow Inspector (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Chapter
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Chapter menu button on the DVD player’s remote control. This setting overrides the disc setting. By default, this is set to Same as Disc.
Slideshow Inspector (automatically set to Same as Disc)
Next Jump
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Next button on the DVD player’s remote control during the last slide. See Next Jump and Prev Jump for more information.
None
Prev Jump
Use to specify the action when the viewer presses the Previous button on the DVD player’s remote control during the first slide. See Next Jump and Prev Jump for more information.
None