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The bottom line: Choose a setting that's 1024 x 768 or larger. Poor iMovie can't even run at any lower setting. Caution: If you switch your resolution to a resolution lower than 1024 x 768 while iMovie is open, the program has no choice but to quit. (At least it does you the courtesy of offering to save the changes to the project fle you've been working on.) The program is more graceful when you switch between two higher resolutions; it instantly adjusts its various windows and controls to ft the resized screen. In other words, whenever you switch resolutions while the program is open, be extra careful not to choose, for example, 800 x 600 by mistake. Getting into iMovie The Create Project Dialog Box If everything has gone well, and iMovie approves of your monitor setting, your next stop is the window (Figure 4-3). Figure 4-3: Click Create Project to begin working on a new movie, Open Existing Project to open an exist- ing movie, Magic iMovie to let