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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. New captions issues

    Been using this for like 10 minutes and already frustrated by a few things.
    - My forward and back edit hotkeys are W and S, and my left and right by one frame hotkeys are A and D. Whenever I edit a caption's words using these letters, it just switches back to the timeline and performs whatever action I pressed (ie if I type "s" to fix a word, it'll just go to the next edit point and I'll be moved out of the Text window. I literally can't type that letter into the captions).
    - Track style is not…

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  7. Separate X & Y size for subtitle background

    With the new captions workflow, where you can treat the style/look of your subtitles with the Essential Graphics interface, it would be helpful if the background size could be adjusted on X and Y separately. Often, not the same space is needed for both. Sometimes, more space is needed on the sides, than top and bottom.

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  8. Adjustable Subtitle Lengths

    After I finish editing the transcript and push the button to create captions, it would be helpful to have one or two options about where to divide the captions. Here's why.
    When I'm creating captions for Youtube, I want the auto translator to have the best chance of working correctly by dividing the captions by sentences or phrases. A complete phrase with at least a noun and a verb will most likely be translated correctly.

    So if I can specify a preference for complete phrases or sentences that would be awesome.
    The captions will be longer than the auto-captioning algorithm…

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  9. Allow caption import with "empty" lines

    Captions are frequently generated by third party captioners with "blank" lines indicating a duration of silence. For example:

    1
    00:00:00,000 --> 00:00:08,080

    2
    00:00:08,080 --> 00:00:09,230
    Welcome, everyone.

    This indicates that the first ~8 seconds of the video are silent. However, when importing that caption into Premiere, it ignores the blank line, treating "2 00:00:08,080 --> 00:00:09,230 Welcome, everyone." as the text for the first caption.

    It would be helpful if Premiere could parse the blank line as {empty text} so that the correct ordering and timing of the captions is maintained.

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  10. Fades for "burnt-in subtitles"

    Hi, sometimes it would really be very cool to add a fade-in/fade-out to captions that are only in Overlay mode and will be burnt-into video files during export.

    (eg: Opera: singer sings very slowly and a faded caption would dramatically improve the artistic effect of the subtitle).

    It is possible to do that in the AVID Mediacomposer.

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  12. 2021 version, Can't preview when typing inside the box of text features

    Please help to find out the problem which shown "Álien Symbol".

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  13. Re-enable match frame capability for editing caption files.

    Used to be able to edit caption files just as video files including match frame to the source file. Can't match frame with version 15.

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  14. Deactivate ‘Selection Follows Playhead’ when adjusting caption blocks

    I love the new Captions in PP 2021. What I don’t love is needing to remember to disable ‘Selection Follows Playhead’ before adjusting the length/position of the caption blocks. Tweaking caption blocks without first turning this off can result in some screwed up timelines.

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  15. Loop function for caption segment

    When using the new caption tool for Premiere Pro 2021 I would like to see a play & loop function for the active text segment. While transcribing it would make it so much easier and faster if the timeline looped the time of the segment. (I've seen this function in the video editing software Camtasia)
    Example:
    I've set a shortcut key for "add new caption segment at playhead".
    When pressing the shortcut key or the +-button in the text tab, I wish it would (1) automatically add a new caption segment, (2) activate the field for typing text (in the…

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  16. Difficulty with Arabic captions in version 15.0

    In almost all fonts, the standard unicode for Arabic ligatures is not displayed as it should be (ex. ﷺ).

    Additionally while the right to left feature for Arabic text appears, it is unable to be used and the Arabic displays incorrectly.

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  17. Set Vertical Position

    "Set Vertical Position" in the "Align and Transform" panel for captions not working in Premiere 15.0.0 on Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. Please fix.

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  18. More robust caption functionality

    The new (v15) captions are an improvement but I'd like to see the following:

    1. Functionality for R-L text. Arabic appears correctly in the caption window but displays L-R in the timeline/program monitor.

    2. We'd like to ditch our expensive to MacCaption but we need a way of importing translated timed transcripts into Premiere. The .srt export is great but we need some type of text file import to preserve timing in our language translations w/o having to cut and paste into each caption (or lean on MacCaption to export to .srt just to reimport into Pr).

    3.Add auto import settings where…

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  19. More robust caption functionality

    The new (v15) captions are an improvement but I'd like to see the following:

    1. Functionality for R-L text. Arabic appears correctly in the caption window but displays L-R in the timeline/program monitor (see attached image where Arabic on lower level and in caption window is displayed correctly but not the displayed captions).

    2. We'd like to ditch our expensive to MacCaption but we need a way of importing translated timed transcripts into Premiere. The .srt export is great but we need some type of text file import to preserve timing in our language translations w/o having to cut and paste into…

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  20. More robust caption functionality

    The new (v15) captions are an improvement but I'd like to see the following:

    1. Functionality for R-L text. Arabic appears correctly in the caption window but displays L-R in the timeline/program monitor (see attached image where Arabic on lower level and in caption window is displayed correctly but not the displayed captions).

    2. We'd like to ditch our expensive to MacCaption but we need a way of importing translated timed transcripts into Premiere. The .srt export is great but we need some type of text file import to preserve timing in our language translations w/o having to cut and paste into…

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