Caption Track Style: Make Available Across Projects
Currently, to share a Caption Track Style, it must be saved to disk from the Project Panel, then imported to a new project. Several users are asking for an easier way to share across projects and with their team members. In the Beta forum, staff indicated in Dec 2020 that "loading from libraries" was part of future plans. This is needed.
Stuart Craig commented
This would be very useful. We have corporate defined style guides that we have to adhere to and I have to recreate this style in every project I caption. It would easier if this could be saved. I'm sure it would be a great quality of life improvement to many users.
James Rosnack commented
Recreate the wheel every time I use sub titles? An option to save my settings should have been an easy thing for Adobe to do. what is this, zoho or something? lol
Make Perceive commented
We need this - it should sync to the library
Matt Young commented
@AW I absolutely agree with you, and have voted for this user suggestion (which is why I get notifications about comments to it). I'm glad you've figured out the workaround, and hopefully Adobe will make caption styles globally available as a preset soon.
@Matt Young - You're right, I've now discovered how to export the .prtextstyle file and then import it into new projects, which works. However, there are many presets in other parts of premiere that are available globally in premiere, available for use in any premiere project, without having to save the preset to the hard drive and re-import. An example would be the view presets. It's just confusing that some presets are always there, and others not.
Matt Young commented
@AW - why do you need to rebuild the track style for every project? You can save the style to your hard drive, then import into every project for which you need it.
I use Post-Haste to create projects, and set it up such that the caption track styles I need are in the template project file. Then every time I begin a new project the caption track style is already right there in the project panel for me to use.
Yes, the captions track style preset choices should be available to all projects, not just the currently open project. Right now I have to rebuilt the track style for every project.
Vincent Gustin commented
the fact that it "happens" in the project is already a good idea ...
BUT, for "big network" (hundreds of users, multi-sites connected, interconnected NAS-SAN storage, sharing of projects and skins,...), how could we exchange-share-propose a set of styles in a dynamic and permanent way?
Could you consider this in the same way as you did with the Graphic Essentials (integration of a patch with folder management for example)?
Thanks for your attention, Vincent.
Jonathan Fahl commented
Agreed. I have several projects that need to have the same style of captions, and having to keep track of the file we used is a pain that could be removed with this feature.
Daniel Dyche commented
100% we need caption track styles to work with CC libraries. If they worked the same as .mogrt files where I could just grab them from the libraries pannel that would be really useful.
David Upham commented
Export option is great for sharing with other users - but irksome to re-import for each project. Check MSWord styles - save them once and they're on the menu for all documents
Can't believe it's not there already. Needed.
Marko Sutlar commented
100% needed. In our production we have a few defined caption styles that are used depending on the project on a daily basis. It's tiresome to always import or create the same styles.