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  1. Make captions not be buggy to the point of uselessness.

    What everyone else said 1000 times. Why put a feature in the software that just makes everyone hate you because it's useless?

    5 votes

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  2. Duplicating open captions - making edits on duplicate shouldn't affect original

    When you duplicate an open, burned in, caption, the edits you make on the duplicate affect the original. In my situation, I need to make captions in multiple languages. So if I were able to duplicate a caption, put the duplicate on a track above, and edit the new caption according to the pacing and text blacks of the original caption clip, that would save a ton of time. Instead I have to start from scratch in each language.

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  3. Bug when exchanging captions via "Replace Footage..."

    When trying to replace an .srt file with an updated one (which is very common e. g. after a typo has been found and corrected), the file will not actually update in the timeline. My specific file got replaced in the project panel (I can open it in the captions panel and see the changes there) but it does not update in timelines, or at least not every time! In those cases when I'm not involved in the review process for the captions, it is almost impossible to figure out if the file was replaced correctly, because I don't know…

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  4. Control leading in Open Captions

    It would be super if i could control the Leading (vertical distance) between two sentances in Open Captions.
    At this time if i break an Open Captions sentance in two there is no way of controlling the vertical distance between the two parts.
    The default leading is too big in most cases depending on the font which is used.

    Thank you.

    5 votes

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  5. 5 votes

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  6. 5 votes

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  7. Allowing full text adjustments to be made to captions.

    Currently premiere automatically puts giant kerning in captions ... why? why would this ever be prefereable especially in a feature that allows very limited text controls. Costing me money.

    5 votes

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  8. open captions padding

    The padding around text on open captions is not uniform. The spacing above the text is far greater than below the text causing significant problems. See attached png..

    5 votes

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  9. Make Subtitling Easier

    What about having a tool that makes subtitling easier. If you could import a textfile with gaps between the text that belongs together and having a shortcut that hits a new subtitle in whenever you hit it. You could easily read your translated text, see when the speaker starts speaking (on the audio track) and after watching the whole video for once, just hit enter and everything will fall in place. That would be amazing!!!

    5 votes

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  10. lock the header of captions panel so you can edit them always seeing the tools

    on navigating through the captions panel, as you scroll down, you do not longer see the tools for formating. please lock it up so its always visible.

    5 votes

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  11. Closed Caption issue on 708 and 608

    I use Maccaption and Caption Maker to produce Closed Caption.
    When I import the .MCC file in premiere, there are some problems. Like:

    When I select 608 CC in premiere, some accents are lost, for example: "por quê você" It appears like this in Premiere "por quê voc". When I select 708 CC it loses the positioning made in Caption Maker. Lines on bottom appear on top, lines in right appears on left. I don't know ow what to do anymore, I asked Telestream support, but they say that is a issue is Premiere Pro, Adobe doesn't give any answered.…

    5 votes

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  12. Custom Dictionary for Captioning Tool

    We've used a number of captioning services over the years and something badly needed in Premiere is a Dictionary like Simonsays.ai and others use, so that it can recognize repeated words, like company names, company leaders, and acronyms. It saves a lot of time.

    4 votes

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  13. The captions software adds a space at the end of most sentences. So I have to go in and manually remove it from every line. Please fix this.

    The captions software adds a space at the end of most sentences. So I have to go in and manually remove it from every line. Please fix this.

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  14. Tweaks to caption functionality

    The transcript and caption functionality are real time savers, but could use some improvement for a better subtitling workflow.

    1) From the Transcript window you can split speakers, but Premiere doesn't use this information when creating the captions. It will often put lines from 2 different speakers together in one caption, which isn't great for subtitle purposes. It will also leave a large time gap in order to do this. For example somewhat might say "Oh." and then several seconds later another person will say "What do you think." Premiere will create a caption that says "Oh, what", and then…

    4 votes

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  15. "Add new captions segment" in Text Panel 3 dots Dropdown Does Not Work

    See post in forum. Bug also filed in Beta. Tested in 15.4.1 and Beta 22 Build 63.

    https://community.adobe.com/t5/premiere-pro/no-to-add-captions-in-premiere-pro/m-p/12349974#M365071

    Narrow the Text Panel so the Plus symbol (ato add a new caption segment) does not show. The "Add new captions segment" is available in the 3 dots dropdown. But when you click on that option, nothing happens.

    Workarounds include expanding the Text Panel to use the plus symbol and using the shortcut Ctrl-Alt-C.

    Stan

    4 votes

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  16. Caption Track height

    It's easy for the Caption track to get buried in the interface. I seem to be able to adjust the direct height of the track with the option key but I can't adjust the space the caption area takes. I know engineering wants it to stay within a fixed space but it's too small.

    4 votes

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  17. Create Captions dialog box "style" selection bug

    (note: I had to choose "closed captions" for this bug report even though what I'm trying to do involves open captions)

    Newest PPro version (15.4.0, build 47)

    The "style" selection box in the "Create Captions" dialog box that pops up when trying to create captions from PPro-transcribed text does not let you choose a style. See this video for evidence of the bug: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLBoKYyfKcY

    The style selection box works as expected in Beta version 22.0.0, build 31.

    4 votes

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  18. Need to be able to italicize just a single word instead of the entire sentence in a caption

    In PPro 2021, italicizing a caption or subtitle is an all-or-nothing thing.

    If I click the "Faux Italic" button, the entire line is italicized. I can't italicize just a single word.

    4 votes

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  19. exporting track style

    We work with many production houses globally and it would be very handy to be able to export the track style to send to the editors so they can match the in house look of the programmes produced.

    Or to be able to link the look with an essential graphic template that the creative department has made.

    4 votes

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  20. Allow for more customization in the new Captioning tool

    The new captioning system is overly-restrictive in terms of dimensions/positioning.

    While there should be an option to adhere to standards, there should an option to disable standards and allow for positioning/customization anywhere inside the video frame.

    4 votes

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