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    Great idea! Makes perfect sense!

    What do you think about these other scroll wheel ideas? (see picture)

    Official FR here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42781670-give-the-mouse-scroll-wheel-the-same-basic-functio

    If you agree, please comment and vote. Thanks!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    I agree! Makes sense!

    What do you think about these other scroll wheel ideas? (see picture)

    Official FR here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42781670-give-the-mouse-scroll-wheel-the-same-basic-functio

    If you agree, please comment and vote. Thanks!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    I agree! But maybe user mapping isn't necessary...

    What do you think about these ideas? (see picture)

    Official FR here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42781670-give-the-mouse-scroll-wheel-the-same-basic-functio

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Agreed! But maybe remapping isn't necessary...

    What do you think about these ideas? (see picture)

    Official FR here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42781670-give-the-mouse-scroll-wheel-the-same-basic-functio

    If you agree, please comment and vote. Thanks!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Yes! 100%!

    By the way, in Pr 15.1 (beta) the hand tool can now be temporarily invoked by click-holding a mouse's scroll wheel!!!! BUT... ONLY in the new Text window for creating captions. Huh??? Why Adobe, why?! AE has had this basic functionality for ages, so it's high time Pr gets this basic functionality as well, in every area of the program that makes sense rather than just in the new Text window!

    Make sure you check out my FR for this and vote here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42781670-give-the-mouse-scroll-wheel-the-same-basic-functio

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    We both have similar requests. Here's another suggestion to fix this: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42042238-mouse-scroll-wheel-should-only-scroll-through-menu

    What do you think?

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    BTW, you should delete this FR since what you're asking for already exists. ;)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    You can already do this. Just check out the Timeline tab of the Preferences window!

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    16 comments  ·  Premiere Pro » Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Wes, there's another previous ECP-related FR I made that I forgot to link in my second-last post:

    Allowing the Hand tool to be used in the ECP
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41866903-hand-tool-in-effect-controls-panel?fbclid=IwAR3QhWVG_fVvPQc87364MelQTRDqReNuyK2J2X7r4SXs_vkh3Q9iPKhXeBY

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Wes,
    I'm part of the Adobe Premiere Pro Editors group (www.facebook.com/groups/adobepremierepro)
    Since no such group existed yet, I also started my own FB group to encourage people to share FR ideas and vote on User Voice: www.facebook.com/groups/premiereprofeaturerequests/

    Back in 2010, I was a beta tester in the 'Scully' program (Pr CS5) and recognized as one of the top contributors worldwide.

    Currently, I'm helping with extensive feedback on the new captioning tools in the beta version of Pr 15.0.

    If there's anything else you know of that I can do to help, please let me know! Beta testing and imagining effective software/UI solutions has become a passion of mine!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi once again Wes,

    While your team is looking at improving the ECP, I would really appreciate it if you could please consider these other much needed ECP improvements as well:

    When editing in Effect Controls Panel, always show clip in Program Monitor
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41957968-when-editing-in-effect-controls-panel-show-clip-i

    Keyframe pinning options in Effect Controls Panel: pin to IN and/or OUT point(s)
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41391664-keyframe-pinning-options-in-effect-controls-pannel?fbclid=IwAR1dg3cvNCUWsXe1Faelj9fefQ5Wk_6um8_NPuXU6O2Z0Hl-B6FOe8DA9hE

    Copy/Paste Speed Keyframes with Ctrl-C Ctrl-V (instead of just with 'Paste Attributes')
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41680396-simple-copy-paste-speed-keyframes-i-e-with-ctrl?fbclid=IwAR3fLujOsRAb4TzUI5273QyBiwR8nP7dPHgaSQmpqi88_-NtL4EiN7BJj0c

    Transition Visibility toggle in Effect Controls panel (so we can always see the result of keyframe adjustments in the Program Monitor!)
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41382235-transition-visibility-toggle-in-effect-controls-pa

    Slip Clip: Keyboard modifier that would make a HUGE difference!
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/38075233-slip-clip-keyboard-modifier-that-would-make-a-hug

    Those FRs don't have nearly the number of votes that this one has, but they could greatly impact our workflows nonetheless! Unfortunately the voting system on User Voice is a poor indication of what would help users most, because people tend to vote for the most obvious, bite-sized gripes that are easy to grasp in a second or two, while dismissing any requests that require more than 10 seconds to comprehend. This is unfortunate since many of the more complex FRs could provide us with even more benefits that the simpler requests voters gravitate towards.

    I cannot thank your team enough for giving the ECP the much needed attention it's been needing ever since Premiere became Premiere Pro! :)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Wes,

    Thank you for chiming in and looking into giving the ECP some much needed attention.

    To answer your questions:
    1) If this behavior was changed as requested, can you think of cases where a user may want to set a keyframe or drag a keyframe to the actual edit point?
    No. BUT that doesn't mean that just because I can't imagine a need for this that no user would ever need it. The solution is simple: keyboard modifier override. Want to drag a keyframe past the automatic lock off point at the beginning of the last frame? Just Ctrl-drag the keyframe and the lock point is temporarily disregarded!

    2) This has been a very common workflow and some might consider this to be standard practice in many applications? Do you disagree?
    No matter how 'standard practice' something might be doesn't mean that it is right. It was 'standard practice' for women to not be allowed to vote for most of human history. That doesn't mean that it is right, and likewise, in the case of Pr, preserving an awful standard practice just for the sake of continuing historical precedent would to be detrimental to users.

    3) Can you think of cases where some may prefer the current behavior and would be disrupted if they could not drag a keyframe to the edit point, for example?
    This question is basically the same as your first question. No, I can't think of why fixing this would disrupt anyone's workflow, but in the unlikely chance it might, simply implement a keyboard modifier override as suggested. Even if there wasn't a way to please everyone by means of a simple solution like the one I suggest, I think it's important to always consider the needs of the many vs the needs of the very few. But of course, the ideal situation is to satisfy the needs of everyone, which my suggested solution would do.

    Thanks again for giving this some much needed attention Wes! :)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Glad to see more people commenting on this. I agree it's a major time waster. The ECP was not well thought out. It recently got updated with new options so users only see parameters that have been changed and/or keyframed. Does anyone find those new options helpful/necessary? I can easily think of at least a dozen ECP improvements that would be far more useful and help a much greater range of users than this! Adobe's list of priorities clearly isn't in sync with our needs. Lets keep making noise about this until they finally listen :)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Thank you for the reply Wes! Here's hoping progress can be made on the Effect Controls Panel since it's such an essential part of editing in Premiere Pro!

    Even more essential than what I ask for in this FR is having a way to pin keyframes to a clip's in, out, or in&out points. Here's my FR for that: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41391664-keyframe-pinning-options-in-effect-controls-pannel. If you have any questions, please let me know and I'll be glad to elaborate.

    All the best!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    UPDATE:
    I didn't properly word point 1 in my FR above! Here's is the corrected version, along with a corrected illustration:

    When moving the playhead or a keyframe to the end of a clip in the ECW, it should automatically stop moving at the beginning of the last frame, unless 'Pin to Clip' is turned off. Since edits made to a keyframe past this point can't be seen in the Program Monitor (see Opacity keyframe in illustration), having a keyframe placed there is of little to no value to an editor. Locking keyframe/playhead positioning to the beginning of the last frame would also solve the problem of the ECW automatically jumping to the next clip when "Selection Follows Playhead" is enabled in the Selection menu.

    Should an editor wish to jump to adjacent clips from within the ECW, they can always do so using the 'Go to Next/Previous Edit Point' shortcuts. Jumping to the next clip should always be a conscious decision made by an editor, and never happen by accident!

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    Update: It would be great if the hand tool could also be invoked in the ECP, Timeline and Source/Program Monitors by click-holding a mouse's middle button (i.e. clickable scroll wheel)!

    The scroll wheel already provides outstanding functionality in the Timeline:
    Scroll = move Timeline horizontally or vertically, depending on setting in Timeline tab of Preferences window
    Ctrl+scroll = moves Timeline in the opposite direction set in Timeline tab of Preferences window
    Alt+scroll = zoom in/out of Timeline

    This functionality is FANTASTIC! So why not implement it every part of Pr that is relevant?

    Alt+scroll = ZOOM (not just in the Timeline, but in the ECP, Program Monitor, Source Monitor and in Project window to adjust zoom size of icons and thumbnails)

    Click+move = temporary hand tool (in the Timeline, Source/Program Monitors to move around a zoomed in image, ECP and Project Window to move up/down a list of assets without needing to click on the vertical scroll bar)

    Etc...

    Sounds like I need to submit a new FR for all of this! ;)

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    Hi Taran and everyone subscribed to the thread,

    first of all: thanks for the incredibly detailed suggestion and the great conversation in the comments. While making such a change for the playback engine has a ton of implications and therefore isn’t done ad hoc, we’re certainly going to create a POC for it and will evaluate if there’s a way to put this into a production build for a test drive in an upcoming beta version.

    I’ll keep you posted.

    Cheers,
    Patrick

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    @TaranVH
    I see what you're saying. I made an official FR for those 2 additional ideas in case it helps Adobe solve this issue.

    You can check it out and vote here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42773999-improve-scrubbing-fast-forwarding-performance-with

    What I most often have to do is quickly scrub through lots footage since even though I put it in my Timeline, I don't know exactly where individual clips from my first rough cut are. Once I start assembling clips I select from my first rough cut, then I have a better idea of what is where in the final cut. ;)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Taran,
    I did watch the video you link to in your post, but if your brilliant idea in this FR to display the I-frame first were applied, wouldn't it speed up video scrubbing to the point that displaying a ghost frame would no longer be necessary in most cases? If anything, I'd rather Pr do the following: anytime the user's system can't keep up because the footage has too many effects, Pr could show the footage without any (or without certain processing heavy) effects while scrubbing and then update to the frame under the playhead with all effects as soon as processing catches up. Whenever this happens, the playhead could change to another color, perhaps red. When the frame is properly rendered with all effects, the playhead would turn back to its current blue color. To best suit all users, this feature could be added to the Timeline's hamburger menu so users can turn it on/off.

    Another (additional or alternative) solution might be to provide adaptive quality playback while scrubbing. Pr already gives us options for Playback and Paused resolution, as well as a wrench menu on/off option for "High Quality Playback". What if there was an option for adaptive quality scrubbing (possibly also available when playing video back at 2x, 4x or faster), that would allow users to set the variable quality anywhere from Full only all the way down to 1/16th?

    Perhaps one or both of these solutions would take care of the delays you were seeing in your video?

    What do you think?

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    @Antoine Seeing the wrong frame for a fraction of a second while scrubbing wouldn't be a big deal. Probably no one would ever even notice the difference. As soon as the user stops scrubbing, the correct frame would show up perhaps 1/10th of a second later?

    Personally I think there's zero need for a 'ghost' playhead. Trying to program that into Pr would be utter nonsense, and the 'with and without fast seek.mp4' video the OP posted himself proves it. Just look at the delay when he stops scrubbing the VLC video between the last static image and the image just before it. The gap is so short, eyeballing it I'd say it's just 1 frame long (1/30th of a second). Why would anyone need to see a 'ghost' playhead for a 1-3 frame delay?

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    Here are 3 actionable ideas that Adobe could implement to make this happen: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42773999-improve-scrubbing-fast-forwarding-performance-with

    Make sure to check it out and vote! :)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi everyone! If you still haven't tried out the plug-in I mentioned in my last post, Excalibur (https://knightsoftheeditingtable.com/) is the easiest way you can assign keyboard shortcuts to ALL of your favorite Effects, Effect Presets and Transitions TODAY! There's no need to wait for this anymore :) (see illustration)

    Unfortunately, Excalibur can't assign shortcuts to Transition Presets yet because of a limitation in Pr. I've created a FR asking Adobe to fix this. Please take a look and vote here! https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42736877-update-api-to-allow-3rd-party-software-to-assign-s

    Thanks!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Jonas, it is! I can't imagine ever going back to editing without it! Check out my FB post linked in my previous post to see a few of the other things it does. And this is v1.0.0. It's only going to get even better moving forward! :)

    I though about jumping ship to Davinci Resolve, but not anymore that we have Premiere+Excalibur!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    SOLVED!!!!!!

    There's no more need to wait for Adobe to add this basic functionality anymore! There's a new plug-in that just came out today that allows us to easily assign shortcuts to any and all of our favorite Effects, Presets and Transitions!

    This plug-in also provides solutions to well over a dozen other common FRs. You can find out more about it here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1638270639681590/permalink/1766467540195232

    I've been extensively beta testing it for over a month and it's a game changer!

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    YES!!!!!!!!!! Adobe, give use 10, or better yet 20 customizable shortcuts so we can apply our most used effects to clips with a single key press! This would be a HUGE time saver!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Ghost frames would be overkill and a waste of programming effort IMO. Perhaps a better solution might be a playhead that changes color once the correct frame is loaded?

    As for your FR for "I-frame first fast seeking" I agree 100% that this should be added!
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/42186322--i-frame-first-fast-seeking-for-inter-frame-compr

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Matt, while you're 100% correct that there are situations editors need to place their keyframes outside the visible bounds of the clip in the ECP, I disagree that "these considerations don't come in to play that often". I imagine most pro editors need to place keyframes outside the visible bounds of clips regularly (especially when doing cross fades between clips with animated motion settings). In all of these situations, turning off 'Pin to Clip' takes care of this. This unfortunately gives rise to another major issue with the ECP which I suggest a solution for here (also linked below in my previous post): When editing in Effect Controls Panel, always show clip in Program Monitor
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41957968-when-editing-in-effect-controls-panel-show-clip-i

    The keyboard modifier I suggest (Ctrl-drag) to drag a keyframe to the end of the last frame could also be used to override 'Pin to Clip'. For Pr to properly differentiate between an editor wanting to place keyframes at the end of the last visible frame or overriding the 'Pin to Clip' setting, perhaps a half second delay could be used:
    Ctrl-drag cursor or keyframe(s) at end of clip = cursor or keyframes placed at end of last frame
    Ctrl-drag cursor or keyframe(s) at end of clip and hold for a half second = 'Pin to Clip' is overridden, allowing editor to access the clip's outpoint handle. Note: in the case of an editor wanting to access a clip's handle past its IN point, no delay would be necessary, since users can already set keyframes on the beginning of the the first frame without issue, therefore no differentiator is necessary.
    Another solution would be to use a different keyboard modifier for each task, but that would give users more stuff to remember.
    A third more complete solution would be to use both solutions:
    Ctrl-drag HOLD... OR Alt-drag (without any hold delay) = Override 'Pin to Clip' on OUT point
    Ctrl-drag OR Alt-drag (neither with any hold delay) = Override 'Pin to Clip' on IN point

    No one ever wants a clip's slow zoom in/out (or any other animated motion settings) to suddenly stop halfway through a cross-fade with the following clip! Given just how common an editing situation this is, it would be nice to see the ECP implement a workflow that helps us get this kind of stuff done more easily. The other FRs I link to in my previous post would also help!

    What do you guys think about the keyboard modifier solutions I suggest here?

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi once again Wes,

    While your team is looking at improving the ECP, I would really appreciate it if you could please consider these other much needed ECP improvements as well:

    When editing in Effect Controls Panel, always show clip in Program Monitor
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41957968-when-editing-in-effect-controls-panel-show-clip-i

    Keyframe pinning options in Effect Controls Panel: pin to IN and/or OUT point(s)
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41391664-keyframe-pinning-options-in-effect-controls-pannel?fbclid=IwAR1dg3cvNCUWsXe1Faelj9fefQ5Wk_6um8_NPuXU6O2Z0Hl-B6FOe8DA9hE

    Copy/Paste Speed Keyframes with Ctrl-C Ctrl-V (instead of just with 'Paste Attributes')
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41680396-simple-copy-paste-speed-keyframes-i-e-with-ctrl?fbclid=IwAR3fLujOsRAb4TzUI5273QyBiwR8nP7dPHgaSQmpqi88_-NtL4EiN7BJj0c

    Transition Visibility toggle in Effect Controls panel (so we can always see the result of keyframe adjustments in the Program Monitor!)
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41382235-transition-visibility-toggle-in-effect-controls-pa

    Slip Clip: Keyboard modifier that would make a HUGE difference!
    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/38075233-slip-clip-keyboard-modifier-that-would-make-a-hug

    Those FRs don't have nearly the number of votes that this one has, but they could greatly improve our workflows nonetheless! Unfortunately the voting system on User Voice is a poor indication of what would help users most, because people tend to vote for the most obvious, bite-sized gripes that are easy to grasp in a second or two, while skipping requests that require more time to comprehend. FRs that get initial traction get placed in front of far more eyes on User Voice than FRs that don't get the same initial traction, no matter how valid or essential. This means that many important FRs quickly get lost in the fray of hundreds of other requests, which is unfortunate since many of the FRs that don't get this initial traction could provide us with even more benefits than the simpler requests voters tend to gravitate towards.

    Anyway, I cannot thank your team enough for giving the ECP the attention it's been needing ever since Premiere became Premiere Pro... so once again, THANK YOU! :)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Wes,

    Thank you for chiming in and looking into giving the ECP some much needed attention.

    To answer your questions:
    1) If this behavior was changed as requested, can you think of cases where a user may want to set a keyframe or drag a keyframe to the actual edit point?
    No. BUT that doesn't mean that just because I can't imagine a need for this that no user would ever need it. The solution is simple: keyboard modifier override. Want to drag a keyframe past the automatic lock off point at the beginning of the last frame? Just Ctrl-drag the keyframe and the lock point is temporarily disregarded!

    2) This has been a very common workflow and some might consider this to be standard practice in many applications? Do you disagree?
    No matter how 'standard practice' something might be doesn't mean that it is right. It was 'standard practice' for women to not be allowed to vote for most of human history. That doesn't mean that it is right, and likewise, in the case of Pr, preserving an awful standard practice just for the sake of continuing historical precedent would to be detrimental to users.

    3) Can you think of cases where some may prefer the current behavior and would be disrupted if they could not drag a keyframe to the edit point, for example?
    This question is basically the same as your first question. No, I can't think of why fixing this would disrupt anyone's workflow, but in the unlikely chance it might, simply implement a keyboard modifier override as suggested. Even if there wasn't a way to please everyone by means of a simple solution like the one I suggest, I think it's important to always consider the needs of the many vs the needs of the very few. But of course, the ideal situation is to satisfy the needs of everyone, which my suggested solution would do.

    Thanks again for giving this some much needed attention Wes! :)

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Matt,

    I think this is the solution you're looking for: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41957968-when-editing-in-effect-controls-panel-show-clip-i.

    Let me know if it would solve your problem.

    While a agree 100% with the OP's post, it would be nice to see more posts offer solutions rather than just gripe about the problem. Even nicer would be a way to combine related FRs so they appear linked together somehow, or share the sum of votes on each one. The current voting setup on User Voice is an extremely poor reflection of which FRs should get Adobe's attention first, since more often than not, FRs with easily digestible, 'bite-sized' gripes get far more visibility and votes than longer, thoughtful solutions.

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Hi Matt,

    To answer your questions: no, there isn't a way to achieve what you asked for in Pr at the moment.

    I requested a solution to this problem years ago. It never got any attention. I posted my request again on User Voice recently. Take a look at it here: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41382235-transition-visibility-toggle-in-effect-controls-pa.

    My FR would toggle transitions on/off, but what you suggest Matt is an even better approach, since it would allow keyframe modification to always be visible in the Program Monitor, regardless of if the frame being modified in the ECP is visible in the Timeline or not. I'll create a new FR for this and post the link here once it's live.

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Here's an improved version of this FR since it offers 2 concrete ways the Effects Control Window could be improved through better snapping, thereby solving the problem of switching clips: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/41067520-improved-snapping-in-effect-controls-window-so-i

    Please take a look and vote! The 500+ votes here should count towards that FR since it's the same complaint, but with a concrete solution suggested.

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    There's an easy fix to this: the playhead should automatically snap to the beginning of the last frame in the ECW. This way, any keyframe that's added will be added to the last frame, WITH THE CLIP STILL VISIBLE IN THE PROGRAM MONITOR! If the editor needs the keyframe to be at the END of the last frame, for whatever obscure reason, then they can manually pull them there. But even when doing so, the ECW still should not switch to the next clip, EVER!

    Please fix this Adobe!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    Yes Baaron, it's counter intuitive logic, or rather, a complete lack of logic.

    We don't just need a high quantity of keyboard shortcuts. We need them to be of high quality as well!

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    Pierre Louis Beranek commented  · 

    'Sequence Settings' is another shortcut that inexplicably only works if the Program Monitor is active. Why can't a user call up the Sequence Settings window from their Timeline???

    This is bad programming, plain and simple. PLEASE fix Pr's numerous keyboard shortcut anomalies! They don't help anyone!

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    The plug-in Watchtower (https://knightsoftheeditingtable.com/watchtower) can do some of what you're requesting: any files added to finder folders of your choice get automatically added to your Pr project. It's quite handy.

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