Change the default duration of frame hold segment

New Here ,
Dec 21, 2016 Dec 21, 2016

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Upon inserting a frame hold segment onto timeline, I always have to extend it to last 4 seconds. Is there a way to change the default length setting so I don't have to keep trimming myself?

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 21, 2016 Dec 21, 2016
I dont think there is an option to change the duration.Its not linked to the default still duration.

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Dec 21, 2016 Dec 21, 2016

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Apologies, forgot to add, I'm using adobe premiere pro cc 2017

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 21, 2016 Dec 21, 2016

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Moved out of the Forum Lounge and over to the Premiere Pro forum.

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Dec 21, 2016 Dec 21, 2016

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I dont think there is an option to change the duration.

Its not linked to the default still duration.

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New Here ,
Nov 26, 2019 Nov 26, 2019

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In my current work I need to add hundreds of them at the duration of 1 second.

 

The option of changing the default duration for the frame hold segment would really enrich my user experience and I believe all users would benefit from the option.

 

Is there a way to officially suggest the feature?

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New Here ,
Mar 23, 2020 Mar 23, 2020

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I really agree with this. There is no reason why you shouldn't have that option. I use Premiere 2020.

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Community Beginner ,
May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020

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I could really use this feature, too.

Just the ability to change the default Hold Segment length in options, thank you!!

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Explorer ,
Dec 02, 2020 Dec 02, 2020

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Me, too! There should be a team dedicated to seeking out these needed changes and then implementing them instantly. I can't understand why these things take so many years to ever finally become features.

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 02, 2020 Dec 02, 2020

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Ktgilead,

Please make your feature requests on User Voice. The Premiere Pro team can read your issue there.

Sorry that software that is so complex cannot have new features instantaneously added to it. I'll try to explain a couple of reasons why.

While I was an editor still, and before I worked inside a software company (Apple and Adobe, in my case), I didn't understand why this couldn't happen either. Now I know that software like Premiere Pro can break when new things get added to it, so a certain amount of testing and checking must be done before that time. The other problem is that any changes to take computer code to be designed and generated by software engineers, the best of which are in very high demand. Sorry for the disappointment.

 

Thanks,
Kevin

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 02, 2020 Dec 02, 2020

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Lololo,

Go to User Voice for any feature requests. Search for a similar issue before posting and, if the same suggestion already exists, upvote that one instead. 

 

Thank You,

Kevin

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 03, 2020 Dec 03, 2020

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Yes, but I don't know if User Voice even works.

 

You can suggest a feature, you can wait years for it to get upvotes, literally years will pass, and then when an engineer finally looks at it, they just check it off without doing it. And then noone is the wiser in the Adobe team. Here's a perfect example:

 

https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/33967090-copy-and-paste-aud...

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New Here ,
May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021

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I never found this option. Should exist in prefs.

When I need a longer hold I create one freme hold segment. Copy/paste it multiple time on the same layer. Then I select all the frame hold segments, right-click to nest them so that I can apply a cross dissolve or any other effect to the whole, extended nested seq. Not the brightest solution but it gets me there 😉

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