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Sam YostContent not showing on timeline (but previewing!)
by on Jul 20, 2016 at 9:31:06 pm

So, this is weird...I opened my file that I hadn't worked on in a few weeks and all of the sudden, some of my layers' timeline bars aren't showing up. It's bizarre because the content shows when I play the timeline and I can view their keyframes, just not the bars themselves. I need to edit where some of them cut in and cut out, but I can't select them (and keyboard shortcuts like [ don't have any effect)

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Did I accidentally switch something I shouldn't have?


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Dave LaRondeRe: Content not showing on timeline (but previewing!)
by on Jul 20, 2016 at 11:43:28 pm

Try this:
  • Position the timeline cursor on the problem layer's 2nd keyframe
  • Highlight the problem layer
  • Use the "alt/opt-]" keuyboard shortcut to set an out point
  • Use the "j" keyboard shortcut to go to the first keyframe
  • Use the "alt/opt-[" keyboard shortcut to set an in point
  • Trim the layer's in/out points as desired

Hope it works!

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Sam YostRe: Content not showing on timeline (but previewing!)
by on Jul 21, 2016 at 1:55:04 pm

Huh, yeah...I can manipulate it with the keyboard shortcuts if the layer's selected, so I was able to fix what I needed, but still...isn't it weird?


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Dave LaRondeRe: Content not showing on timeline (but previewing!)
by on Jul 21, 2016 at 3:02:28 pm

I suffer from lousy typing skills. I inadvertantly invoke keyboard shortcuts on a too-regular basis. Then I'm forced to extricate myself from some weird thing I didn't want to do. You may have unknowingly done the same thing.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA


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