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  • Wed, May 9 2018 2:51 PM

    • Jojo Likar
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    Timeline Clip Note disappears on mutet clips

    I'm editing a documentary where for the first time I use the really useful feature to add timeline clip notes. I use it for adding translations from a transcript to interview tracks that are in languages I'm not able to understand. This way I don't always have to check back with the script and don't need do deal with another layer of a subtitle track that I need to keep track of when editing the clips. On a videotrack I have a TC-burn in effect that displays the timeline clip notes. Furthermore I use silent dummy audio clips for temporal OFF text, as it's quicker to edit then subcaps.

     

    However when I have a timeline clip note on an audio track and I mute this clip the clip note dissapears. Understandable that it won't show up through the TC-burn in effect, as the clip is muted, but also the dialog box to edit the note is empty. When I unmute the clip the text is also gone. The same applies to clip note on audio clips when I pull the clip gain fader to -∞ and pull it up again - text is gone.

     

    On video clips it's different, still not visible when the clip is muted, but when unmuted again the text appears again.

     

    That the TC-burn in effect doesn't show timeline clip notes on muted clips is reasonable however I'd like to suggest that it still shows on clips where the clips gain fader is at -∞ and that the text is gone after mute/unmute on audio clips seems like a bug to me.

     

    Can someone else confirm this behaviour? I'm on MC 2018.4 by the way.

     

    Thanks,

    Jojo

     

     

    EDIT:

    just found this thread in the feature request forum, connected to information of muted clips not showing in TC windows (and moste likely TC burn in effect as well):

    http://community.avid.com/forums/t/184307.aspx

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    • Marianna
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    Re: Timeline Clip Note disappears on mutet clips

    Hey JoJo

    I created a case and have support looking at this.   I also added TrevorA who commented on it first in the feature forum.

    You guys will be notified by support of their findings. I added myself to the case as well to keep tads....

    Case # 03470017

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  • Tue, May 15 2018 8:41 AM In reply to

    • Jojo Likar
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    Re: Timeline Clip Note disappears on mutet clips

    Thanks Marianna,

    already got contacted by support. In the meantime I tried to create a new user profile and that seemed to have solved the issue, as I couldn't replicate the issue when working with the new user profile. But interestingly when I switched back to my old user profile I also couldn't recreate the issue anymore.

     

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  • Tue, May 15 2018 4:09 PM In reply to

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    Re: Timeline Clip Note disappears on mutet clips

    Jojo

    Sounds like that profile is wonky....  I suggest you can it so you dont try and use it in error later on.

    hapopy editing

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  • Tue, May 15 2018 4:12 PM In reply to

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    Re: Timeline Clip Note disappears on mutet clips

    I also closed the case for you.

    :)

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