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Doug CalhounCollect Files
by on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:52:31 pm

I've finished an 84 min edit in Suite 1.5.1 and am about to try the Collect Files from Program to archive as this was shot on a tapeless camera and I'm archiving to Blu-Ray.

Has anyone used this function or is there anything I need to do/know in particular. I'm flying blind and haven't seen it mentioned anywhere before.....


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Floh PetersRe: Collect Files
by on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:59:30 pm

This is pretty straightforward. Simply make the window you want to use as the source for your collect your active window. E.g. if you want to collect your files from a timeline, make sure your timeline is your active window. If you want to collect files from multiple sources, e.g. 2 bins and 3 programs, make sure your Project only contains these elements, and make your project window your active window.

Then use the "collect files" command, select a target folder on a drive with enough space and let it do its thing. The command will not only place all the necessary media files in the new folder, it also will place a copy of your timeline there.

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Doug CalhounRe: Collect Files
by on Dec 5, 2010 at 12:21:05 am

Thanks Floh, I'll hook up a drive and test drive it. ;)

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