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  1. CEA-608 Background should be black, not defaulted to opaque

    When someone builds CEA-608 captions, it should default to a solid black BG. On my system it defaults to fully transparent, which quite frankly nobody is going to use for closed captions. It took me quite a while to figure out that transparent is the default, because "background" shows as "black", but you then have to force it to go into opaque mode within the menu. If it's opaque, it should show as "Opaque" rather than "Black", with a feature turned on making it opaque!

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  2. When I use "Speech to Text", it freezes when I try to nest a sequence.

    If you have created a transcript using the "Transcript" option in the "Text" panel, you will not be able to drag and drop the sequence onto an empty sequence. If you try to do so, Premiere will freeze.
    This problem can be avoided by adding a caption track to the incoming sequence.
    But the hassle stinks.

    ”テキスト”パネルの”トランスクリプト”で書き起こしを作成したシーケンスは、空のシーケンスにドラッグアンドドロップすることができません。これを試みるとPremiereがフリーズします。
    この問題は受け入れる側のシーケンスにキャプショントラックを追加することで回避することは出来る。
    しかし面倒が臭い。

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  3. Captioning

    Hi...when I select "Transcribe" I get a screen with "Speaker 1" and my different lines of text. Why are some lines longer and some shorter? When I then choose "Create Captions" it breaks the lines up into much smaller more uniform line lengths. How is this happening? Can I change some default settings at this point? This is great...but...our client has strict guidelines we must follow. 64 character limit (give or take a few) and two lines when possible. It would be great when we choose "Create Captions" to be able to set up some of these default settings. 64…

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  4. Set Captioning character length

    Hi...loving Captioning so far. Our Government client, has specific guidelines to follow. We need to be able to set the character limit per section to 64. They also require two lines. I was able to get two lines and to fine-tune the layout with vertical and horizontal controls but it would be great at the start of the process when you select "Transcribe Sequence" to have personal settings that could be saved and reused. After I hit Transcribe I come to the first screen that shows the Captions. Perhaps this area is where we could have the option to set…

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  5. Some missing functions for adding new captions

    Please bring back the option to right click on the caption track to create a new title, and also the option to create a new title directly after an existing.

    Now, the + button always creates a new title at the playhead position, but I like to listen first to what is being said, and stop the playhead at a suitable break. The natural thing to do next is add a title at the stop of the previous one and trim or expand the end of the new title to where the playhead is.

    With the old workflow (which def…

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  6. [BUG] Can't jump to next caption

    After working for a while, I can't jump to the next or previous caption with the arrow buttons in the text panel.

    Also, a shortcut for this would come very handy to make fast editing possible.

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  7. New captions are blurry

    New caption system is blurry compared to old. See images attached.
    The position of the CC21 sample image is at default. Zero pixels moved.

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  8. Fix open caption font problem

    I'm having problems selecting specific font styles from certain open type font families I've installed. I can select say, a bold option, but the font doesn't change. Super frustrating 😬

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  9. Problem that occurs while typing Japanese.

    The problem occurs while typing closed captions in Japanese.
    If I press the backspace key before finalizing the character conversion and try to correct it, the input is finalized.
    Please make it so that pressing the backspace key does not confirm a character conversion before confirming it with the enter key.
    Please fix this problem.

    Best regard.

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  11. Please allow the caption background to have the same size. The size of the background changes based on the letter in the sentence.

    caption background should have its own width scaling option. Currently the caption background is based on the sentence, and this causes the background to have inconsistent width. Sentence with Q, P, G will have a wider background compared to those without.

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  12. captions changes not saved

    When changing the text of an existing caption in the new Text window and then moving on to the next caption using the down key on the keyboard, the changes in the previous caption are not kept. Sometimes they return when clicking on the caption with the mouse, but more often than not, the changes disappear.
    Adobe Premiere Pro 2021, 15.0

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  13. Captions need some more work.

    At the moment when I select the top alignment (one line subtitle aligns at the top of the caption) and the bottom center zone the subtitle jumps to the center of the screen. When trying to move it it locks at 0 and doesn't allow me to go into the minus values.
    Only way around that is to align at the bottom and hit enter at the end of every single line sub. However this practice is going to cause a problem for sure sooner or later.

    The background should be able to be adjusted by length and hight individually.

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  14. BUG REPORT: Premiere Pro 14.7.0

    I have made a Japanese caption layer and some of the subtitles are italics. I see the result in the program monitor and everything is ok.
    Here comes the bug...

    The exported H264 video has been tagged with <i>...</i> instead of italics subtitles.
    The weird thing is that this happens ONLY in the h264 mp4 because the mov PRORES 422HQ is ok!

    (Both versions have burn captions to video option selected on export -exported via media encoder)

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  15. Make us be able to animate captions

    so there's the new captions workspace which makes making captions a lot easier but you can't add transitions and effects and stuff to those captions and you can't animate them either so I think being able to add transitions and effects and being able to animate the text in effect controls would make the new caption thing a lot better.
    also please add a speech to text thing it would make life a lot easier. I know speech to text is still in beta testing but it seems to work pretty great from what I've seen from youtube videos (I…

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  16. Choice between American English and the rest of the world for captions

    For captions, before transcribing, there should be an option of what version of English is required. Currently, I have to go through all the subtitles and change from "American" to "Australian" English.

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  17. subtitles

    Premiere 15 new subtitles: Whenever I add a new subtitle to a long list of subtitles, it always jumps to the beginning of the list and I have to scroll to the end of the list to see and edit the new subtitle. I wish it would always automatically scroll to the newly added subtitle so that it is not only activated but also visible.

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  18. export a captions file as .srt or .stl

    New update:
    Bug

    aim:
    Export .srt or .stl file

    Problem:
    New update only allows for (Captions) export as a SideCar file. Alongside generation of media.

    Error:
    At least one media type must be selected

    Workaround:
    Export audio file with track muted then delete file.

    Solution:
    Export settings options:
    - Export video
    - Export Audio
    - Export Metadata

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  19. export a captions file as .srt or .stl

    New update:
    Bug

    aim:
    Export .srt or .stl file

    Problem:
    New update only allows for (Captions) export as a SideCar file. Alongside generation of media.

    Error:
    At least one media type must be selected

    Workaround:
    Export audio file with track muted then delete file.

    Solution:
    Export settings options:
    - Export video
    - Export Audio
    - Export Metadata

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  20. export a captions file as .srt or .stl

    New update:
    Bug

    aim:
    Export .srt or .stl file

    Problem:
    New update only allows for (Captions) export as a SideCar file. Alongside generation of media.

    Error:
    At least one media type must be selected

    Workaround:
    Export audio file with track muted then delete file.

    Solution:
    Export settings options:
    - Export video
    - Export Audio
    - Export Metadata

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