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Copying and pasting attributes

From: Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2013)

Video: Copying and pasting attributes

Now, a lot of times you've built an effect or a stack of effects that you want to put on another clip or another series of clips. Now, this beveled sepia lightly out of focus effect that I created is something that I hold dear to my heart. And I think I want to put it on other parts of my program. But I also want to be able to take it to the next level. As a matter of fact, I'm going to use this as video running in the upper right hand corner with the logo, which I've placed below this track, for the magazine. So if I go ahead and turn the track off, you'll see I have a logo in the lower left hand corner.

Copying and pasting attributes

Now, a lot of times you've built an effect or a stack of effects that you want to put on another clip or another series of clips. Now, this beveled sepia lightly out of focus effect that I created is something that I hold dear to my heart. And I think I want to put it on other parts of my program. But I also want to be able to take it to the next level. As a matter of fact, I'm going to use this as video running in the upper right hand corner with the logo, which I've placed below this track, for the magazine. So if I go ahead and turn the track off, you'll see I have a logo in the lower left hand corner.

So, as nice as this beveled effect is, I think I'm going to use a couple of the other effects that we've learned about such as scaling and repositioning it. And maybe pulling back the opacity just a hair. So, let me select the first clip and this is the only clip that has the effect applied to it. And I'm going to open up the Motion tab very quickly, click on it so I now have my wire frame. I'm going to shrink it down by grabbing the edge. And I can see the logo underneath, and I'm going to position it up here on the right.

Give it a little more shrinkage. There we go. So, I've changed its scale, I've changed it's position. And just for grins, let's go ahead and make it a little bit translucent, maybe about 90%, almost impossible to see but you and I know it's there. So, I have this great effect, and I want to put in on another clip. All I have to do is select the clip and press Copy. I can use the keyboard shortcut or I can just go right here under Edit > Copy.

And then, if I wanted to place it on, say, one clip, I have this clip selected, I can do something called pasting attributes. Now, I can get to it back from the Edit > Paste Attributes. As you can see, there is a keyboard shortcut. Or sometimes what's easier, since my hand is already on the mouse, is right-clicking. And in the drop-down menu I do have the option to paste my attributes, right here at the top. Select Paste Attributes and I get this dialogue box and I really like this dialogue box because it allows me not to only paste specific video attributes such as the motion.

Means the position, how opaque, how transparent it is, if I've done any time remapping. But when I get down to the level of effects I can actually choose which effects I may want to place on this clip. So, for instance, I like everything but I don't really think I need to blur it at all especially if I'm going to make it smaller. So, I can simply uncheck that. And of course, if I had done any changes in the audio, I could paste those too. Now, just in case I did work with the volume or did any keyframing, I'm going to go ahead an turn those off.

Because I really only want to paste the video part of this. Now, of course, if I only select a video, it wouldn't be a problem, but I can press OK. >> And now, as you can see, this lines up perfectly with the previous set up. >> I did that. >> There you go. You totally did this. >> This pizza. >> So, I don't have to worry about lining up my picture in picture. The colors will match perfectly. It's a really nice technique and you can do it to more than one clip just like you can apply an effect to multiple clips in your timeline. You can, of course, select multiple clips, and we'll select all of them. If I only wanted to select specific ones, I could hold down the Shift key and I will go over here, and since I've already copied it I don't need to do it again. If you haven't copied it, go ahead and you can right-click and you can actually copy that way.

And select these and right-click, Paste Attributes. Once again, don't worry about time remapping. We didn't do any. It remembered that I did not want to copy and paste the the Gaussian Blur. And my audio is turned off. I simply hit OK. And if I quickly scrub through this, you'll see everything is perfectly positioned, and perfectly colored. So, copying and pasting different attributes, whether it's motion, opacity, time remapping, or even specific effects within my copy I can do it very easily with just a few clicks.

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Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2013)

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  1. 5m 35s
    1. Welcome
      1m 15s
    2. Using the exercise files
      3m 1s
    3. What is Premiere Pro CC?
      1m 19s
  2. 29m 33s
    1. Why you should watch this fast-track chapter
      1m 33s
    2. Importing media
      1m 29s
    3. Selecting shots
      2m 48s
    4. Editing to the Timeline
      4m 51s
    5. Refining the edit
      2m 41s
    6. Adding transitions
      3m 2s
    7. Adding titles
      4m 9s
    8. Adding and adjusting music
      7m 35s
    9. Outputting your show
      1m 25s
  3. 30m 13s
    1. Launching the application for the first time
      5m 13s
    2. Touring the interface
      4m 29s
    3. Customizing windows and panels
      4m 56s
    4. Choosing your editing style
      6m 5s
    5. Understanding system requirements
      3m 1s
    6. Adjusting some basic user preferences
      6m 29s
  4. 47m 5s
    1. Setting up a project and sequence
      7m 11s
    2. Understanding all the types of media used in creating a video
      5m 12s
    3. Importing files already on your computer
      3m 57s
    4. Importing pre-organized media
      3m 24s
    5. Importing media from existing Premiere projects
      4m 39s
    6. Importing card-based media
      6m 11s
    7. Importing Final Cut XML files
      2m 36s
    8. Organizing your media
      6m 13s
    9. Reconnecting offline media
      7m 42s
  5. 18m 54s
    1. Basic editing overview
      4m 38s
    2. Previewing and marking media in the Project panel
      6m 12s
    3. Previewing and marking clips in the Source panel
      3m 9s
    4. Creating subclips
      4m 55s
  6. 9m 19s
    1. Marking and targeting destinations in the Timeline
      3m 35s
    2. Moving clips in the Timeline
      1m 27s
    3. Trimming edit points in the Timeline
      1m 24s
    4. Splitting and deleting clips
      2m 53s
  7. 24m 59s
    1. Performing an overwrite edit
      5m 7s
    2. Performing an insert edit
      3m 20s
    3. Using swap edits
      2m 37s
    4. Using multiple tracks
      4m 24s
    5. Targeting specific tracks in the Timeline
      4m 8s
    6. Cutting a B-roll sequence
      5m 23s
  8. 20m 16s
    1. Looking at three-point edits
      5m 26s
    2. Performing replace edits
      6m 5s
    3. Linking and unlinking audio
      4m 48s
    4. Working with markers
      3m 57s
  9. 24m 49s
    1. Performing ripple and roll edits
      5m 53s
    2. Using slip and slide edits
      6m 34s
    3. Performing J and L cuts
      3m 32s
    4. Looking at the Trim Monitor window
      2m 47s
    5. Increasing trim efficiency
      2m 11s
    6. Tips and tricks for trimming
      3m 52s
  10. 27m 28s
    1. Taking control of your Timeline
      4m 7s
    2. Adding video and audio tracks
      4m 32s
    3. Changing track visibility and locking tracks
      3m 22s
    4. Rendering media in your Timeline
      5m 34s
    5. Using the History panel to undo multiple actions
      2m 22s
    6. Creating keyboard shortcuts
      4m 19s
    7. Creating buttons
      3m 12s
  11. 29m 43s
    1. Exploring audio in Premiere Pro
      6m 32s
    2. Adjusting audio levels of clip
      7m 17s
    3. Keyframing audio levels of a clip
      4m 33s
    4. Mixing audio
      7m 34s
    5. Fixing out-of-sync audio
      3m 47s
  12. 20m 56s
    1. Importing still images
      4m 57s
    2. Working with stills
      6m 36s
    3. Animating stills with keyframes
      4m 49s
    4. Animating Photoshop files
      4m 34s
  13. 8m 59s
    1. Changing clip size, cropping, and position
      5m 16s
    2. Animating the position of clips over time
      3m 43s
  14. 14m 43s
    1. Applying basic video and audio transitions
      3m 1s
    2. Modifying transitions
      8m 6s
    3. Applying multiple transitions
      3m 36s
  15. 47m 2s
    1. Applying video effects
      2m 42s
    2. Modifying effects
      4m 47s
    3. Combining multiple effects
      8m 30s
    4. Keyframing your filters
      6m 22s
    5. Adjusting existing filter timing
      5m 56s
    6. Applying effects to multiple clips
      2m 31s
    7. Copying and pasting attributes
      4m 25s
    8. Creating and saving effect presets
      6m 46s
    9. Applying audio effects
      5m 3s
  16. 25m 36s
    1. Looking at the Warp Stabilizer
      5m 14s
    2. Working with chroma key and green screen
      4m 45s
    3. Using color correction tools
      6m 55s
    4. Looking at the Lumetri color looks
      4m 6s
    5. Using adjustment layers to save time
      4m 36s
  17. 27m 41s
    1. Fit-to-fill editing
      6m 41s
    2. Stretching a clip
      4m 15s
    3. Looking at the Clip Speed/Duration dialog box
      9m 17s
    4. Making variable speed changes
      7m 28s
  18. 15m 29s
    1. Creating a static title
      4m 35s
    2. Creating a lower third title
      2m 57s
    3. Creating rolling and crawling credits
      3m 40s
    4. Using Photoshop for titles from within Adobe Premiere
      4m 17s
  19. 22m 2s
    1. Introducing multicam
      2m 57s
    2. Creating a multicam clip with timecode and sync points
      5m 13s
    3. Creating a multicam clip using audio waveforms
      2m 55s
    4. Editing a multicam clip in the Timeline
      6m 50s
    5. Refining a multicam edit
      4m 7s
  20. 21m 38s
    1. Finishing techniques
      8m 35s
    2. Exporting a master
      6m 52s
    3. Exporting for devices and the web
      6m 11s
  21. 16m 55s
    1. Moving and copying a project
      7m 46s
    2. Archiving a project
      6m 49s
    3. Preparing and integrating your workflow with non-Adobe applications
      2m 20s
  22. 1m 35s
    1. Next steps
      1m 35s

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