Be able to click an existing file name when choosing file path for exporting, and have your export be automatically re-named to that
This was a feature in non-beta Premiere
This has been fixed in version 22.5 which is available now. There is a slight difference between Mac and Windows that you should be aware of. On Mac you can select any file with any file extension to copy the name. On Windows, the default is to only show the same file extensions you are trying to save. So if you are exporting a .mp4 and want to copy the name from a .mov, Windows makes this hard - it hides the .mov files from you. We are working to fix that specific issue on our end somehow since it's a silly limitation. This is the same behavior as the legacy export mode. There is a workaround on Windows though. Type *.* (star dot star) and hit Enter in the filename field. This will show all files in the directory. This is a function of Windows that Premiere Pro has very little control over but we are still looking into it to see what we can do. I'm marking this request as completed, because I think the change we made addresses the request here. Thank you all for bearing with us while we worked this out.
Joe D commented
I do batch exports daily and having to manually enter every single file name is such a waste of time.
Brian Seay commented
With the New update, I am no longer able to click a previous file to bring the name of the file into my new export.
For example, I use very specific file names and rewriting them is annoying, therefore I used to, when choosing the file location, be able to click on a previous file, which would copy that file name to the file I was currently exporting, which then I could just change a number. Please please fix this.
In the picture below, these files used to not be greyed out and I used to be able to click them then change one character in the export screen.
It defaults to the sequence name which is not what I used when naming a file
Erica Habedank commented
Upon export, I used to be able to click on a existing file name and have it auto-populate the file name. Can't do that now.
Jamie Woods commented
Just in the previous version, when exporting, you should be able to click on a previous file to overwrite it.
For example if I exported a video that sits on the desktop, and decide to export again, I want to click on the previous file, accept that it will be overwritten and then export. That feature has dissapeared with the updated export workflow