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How do I expand/modify the time of an effect (S5)


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S5.3.2 Pixie tree

I have an effect that I created earlier in a sequence and have copied and pasted it into a later time.  It is from 1:41:30 to 1:44:60.  However in this new location, I want it to start at 1:37:40 and play to 1:44:60.  I have used the Scene Setup to move the layers to the times I want each layer to play however I have not been able to figure out how to save, select the full time interval and make it play for the full time.  It still only wants to play from 1:41:30 to 1:44:60.

It has to be simple but I have not been able to figure it out yet.  Can someone direct me to a video or ????? that will help me.


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Do the following:

1) select the effect

2) select the time range you want on the time ruler

3) click on the "modify" button in the dialog box

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Thank you for the reply.  Trying to follow your 3 steps.

1 selecting the effect opens SS5.  OK

2 I have modified the layers so if I select an early layer, I can see the full time in the yellow band, however the row below it where you select the time you want a layer to be defined, only shows the original time, not the expanded time I want the effect to display.  I can select any timing within the original time period 1:41:30 to 1:44:60  but I can't expand the row to allow me to select anything in the time period 1:37:40  to 1:41:30.  I have modified layers to move them (nudge them) to the timing I want.  Hope this screen shot will help.


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Continuing to play with the problem, I reopened the effect. As displayed above I selected all of the layers, did a copy and then closed SS.

I then selected the full time range in S5 that I wanted and selected 'Insert SS Effect'.  In the new SS that opened, I  selected the full time range and did a Edit | Paste.  Got all the layers.  Saving and exiting, the effect was saved into S5 correctly.

Seems like there should be a more elegant way to do this but looks like I got what I needed.

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