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TOPIC: How do I create a space between two stills in order to add another at a latter date?

How do I create a space between two stills in order to add another at a latter date? 05 May 2019 05:47 #99894

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what I am trying to do. E.g. place, maybe "a spacing" between two stills - that won't upset the current narration line and in order to drop another still when I get it from the person who is taking it for me in the next day or two. I am anxious to get this project done asap and if there is a way I sure would like to know of it. Thanking you in advance if you can help me.
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How do I create a space between two stills in order to add another at a latter date? 05 May 2019 11:49 #99896

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Add a Gap Clip Opt-W. Make it whatever length you want.

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How do I create a space between two stills in order to add another at a latter date? 05 May 2019 12:34 #99898

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What I do is play your playhead where you want the clip to be, select it in the Browser and use Q to make a connected clip. The gap clip gets filled in automatically. Then you can overwrite the gap clip if you want later (right-click the clip, choose Overwrite Primary Storyline.

Either way works.

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How do I create a space between two stills in order to add another at a latter date? 05 May 2019 12:44 #99899

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I thought there had to be a way. Will do as you suggested. Many thanks

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How do I create a space between two stills in order to add another at a latter date? 06 May 2019 02:55 #99901

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There's a third way to do it, which involves chewing gum, a small piece of aluminum foil, six inches of twine, and a paperclip. Oh wait, this isn't Avid, never mind...

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