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Sequence markers

From: Premiere Pro Guru: Organizing Assets

Video: Sequence markers

We've been adding markers to individual clips,

Sequence markers

We've been adding markers to individual clips, and that's very useful when you're organizing assets. But markers can also be added to the sequence itself, and in some cases, to clips that are already on the sequence. But you have to be careful. Let me show you how it works. I'm here in Premiere Pro, but I've switched workspaces to the editing workspace, and I've got a very simple timeline here. Rather than showing you this on a fully edited timeline, I just took the clip that we added the markers to, and I brought it down onto the timeline so you could see what it looks like.

Here you can see the markers with duration, and names, as they appear on the timeline. But wait. Maybe you're thinking I don't see them. Where are they? Well there's a couple reasons you might not see them. One is, if the track height isn't high enough, they'll be hidden. But even if the track height is high enough, you have to make sure they're on and that's under the little wrench button here which has your timeline display settings. So if you're not seeing your clip markers in your timeline, make sure that show clip markers is checked.

There they are off, and now I'm turning them on. So that's how they appear, the clip markers, when they're in the sequence. There are also something called sequence markers and that's what you'll see if I hit m or the Marker button here. On the sequence. Notice that, that marker appears here as well as up here in the Program Viewer because it is a sequence marker. You might think that I could just select the clip down here and hit M and I would actually mark the clip, not the sequence.

You can see there that, that's not so. Even though the clip is selected, I still got a marker on the sequence. Sequence markers are useful especially for timing. You can lay down a marker and then time something to it, but if I still want to make a marker right there on this clip, the key is to match frame the clip first. The short cut for match frame is f for frame. As soon as I hit it, the original clip comes up in the source viewer just like when we were making markers before, and now if I hit m, you can see that the marker appears on the source, and I see it here on the clip.

If I want, I can still bring up my markers window, and gives this a name and duration. But, I didn't want you to get stuck if you want to add another marker to a clip once it's already on the sequence.

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Premiere Pro Guru: Organizing Assets

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  1. 2m 27s
    1. Welcome
      38s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      45s
    3. How to use the exercise files
      19s
    4. Organization: What works best for you
      45s
  2. 10m 13s
    1. The benefits of organizing assets
      57s
    2. Updates to modern workflows
      2m 20s
    3. Organizing assets in and out of Adobe Premiere Pro
      1m 47s
    4. The Common Media folder
      5m 9s
  3. 37m 49s
    1. Determining the best import method for your workflow
      1m 49s
    2. The Metalogging workspace
      2m 43s
    3. Using the Media Browser
      3m 59s
    4. Importing footage from a drive
      3m 42s
    5. Importing photos and graphics
      2m 38s
    6. Importing layered Photoshop files
      4m 10s
    7. Importing audio files
      2m 21s
    8. Importing bins with a CSV file
      4m 37s
    9. Browsing and importing Premiere Pro projects
      3m 32s
    10. Importing Final Cut Pro and Avid projects
      6m 41s
    11. Useful keyboard shortcuts for import
      1m 37s
  4. 23m 55s
    1. When to use Bridge
      1m 41s
    2. Creating a collection in Bridge
      3m 27s
    3. Batch renaming in Bridge
      2m 30s
    4. When to use Prelude
      3m 47s
    5. Performing a verified card transfer with Prelude
      6m 32s
    6. Transcoding media with Prelude
      2m 11s
    7. Copying to multiple drives with Prelude
      1m 49s
    8. Moving clips from Prelude to Premiere Pro
      1m 58s
  5. 49m 48s
    1. Essential preferences related to media management
      3m 34s
    2. Logging and pre-editing
      2m 9s
    3. Understanding the Project panel
      4m 51s
    4. Adding metadata in the Project panel
      3m 55s
    5. Sorting and sifting through clips
      3m 29s
    6. Organizing media with labels
      1m 15s
    7. Selecting a label group
      1m 13s
    8. Working with bins
      4m 20s
    9. Clip markers
      4m 28s
    10. Sequence markers
      2m 36s
    11. Marker shortcuts
      1m 52s
    12. Workarounds with markers
      1m 40s
    13. Using the Find command
      3m 7s
    14. Using filters
      2m 2s
    15. Using subclips
      3m 15s
    16. Choosing markers vs. subclips
      1m 41s
    17. Customizing columns
      2m 11s
    18. Useful keyboard shortcuts for organizing and logging
      2m 10s
  6. 10m 55s
    1. Adding markers with Prelude
      6m 1s
    2. Subclipping with Prelude
      1m 49s
    3. Rough cutting with Prelude
      3m 5s
  7. 15m 44s
    1. Understanding metadata
      2m 40s
    2. The Metadata panel
      3m 56s
    3. Customizing headings and displays
      3m 39s
    4. Metadata schema
      1m 57s
    5. The Timecode panel
      1m 33s
    6. Speech analysis
      1m 59s
  8. 33s
    1. Wrapping up
      33s

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