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Old January 23rd, 2006, 12:50 AM   #1
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Video transition in PPro?

When I get the clips to fade into each other, I have to do each clip on a higher level or else it does not work? EXAPMLE: FIRST CLIP is Video 1, SECOND CLIP is Video 2, THIRD CLIP is Video 3, etc, etc...

So If I have 50 clips, I need to make 50 levels? This does not seem right.
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 01:45 AM   #2
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Line up all video on same line. Snapped against each other.

To add transitions between, go to effects menu, and choose one of many there, including disolve, which is what I think you are referring to in terms of fading into each other. Drag and drop in line between. Presto you have a transition.
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 10:47 AM   #3
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Or apply the default transition (regular dissolve, unless you change the default) by doing Ctrl-D when the time-marker is on a cut. The default transition is 1 second long I believe, but you can change that too. Note that Ctrl-D applies a transition to the active video track (so make sure the correct track is activated, by clicking on the track name at the left of the timeline). If you have a lot of dissolves to apply, just do Page-Down (to jump to the next cut) then Ctrl-D, Pg-Dn, Ctrl-D, Pg-Dn, Ctrl-D, etc.... Ctrl-Shift-D applies a default fade to the active audio track.

If you're making a slide show, select your sources in the project window, then click on Automate to Sequence (which is a selection at the bottom of the project window). This will put the sources in the timeline with a transition between each. It's a quicker way of doing it. Note that still images will have the default duration (go in the preferences to change it, before you automate to sequence).
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