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Craig Wales
Set clip duration in timecode?
on Oct 13, 2015 at 2:38:05 pm

This may be a very basic question, but I've searched extensively and cannot find an answer. My dilemma: I have a clip in the source window and want to set a duration of say, 5 seconds. I select an in-point and then hit the "+" key only to find frames as my option for duration--not timecode. Right-clicking on the timecode display reveals that I have timecode selected. Yet, I can only get a duration in frames. There has to be a simple solution to this problem.

Anyone out there who knows how to solve this problem? I'd be very grateful!


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Walter Soyka
Re: Set clip duration in timecode?
on Oct 13, 2015 at 10:26:07 pm

When you enter numbers, it's not frames, but rather timecode, from the right, without separators.

To go forward five seconds, type "+500". To go forward five seconds and fifteen frames, type "+515".

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