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Alt+Click+Drag Intermittently not working Premier Pro 2021 V15.4.1

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Oct 19, 2021 Oct 19, 2021

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I'm having this issue where I try to use the "Alt+Click+Drag to duplicate" feature but it just drags the clip or whatever element im attempting to duplicate. The thing is it sometimes works and other times (for seemingly no reason) just doesn't. I thought it might be my keyboard but I tested the keyboard and it works fine with no issues. Ultimately the "fix" ive come up with is to just keep Alt+Click+Dragging until it works, but it's just annoying to have to deal with constantly. Am I missing something? or is this just an obscure bug that I seem to be the only one dealing with (the closest thing I've found to someone else having this issue, is them having the feature not work at all)? Any help is appreciated.

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Oct 19, 2021 Oct 19, 2021

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Please make sure that you're being careful to release your click on the mouse before releasing the alt key.

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and as a workaround (yes I know it's not ideal), you can select the clip and "copy" with the appropriate shortcut key combo, and place the play head where you want to paste and make sure the patch panel has just the correct target track turned on.  And you can "paste insert" or "paste overwrite."    

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