Discussions concerning Premiere Elements version 1 - 4.
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i have created a 3min 44second project in PE3 but when the cursor gets to the end of the project it just keeps on going - i've checked there's nothing hiding further down the timeline: how can i stop the cursor, the project flags up the 3'44" length of the piece but that time-cursor just keeps on sailing through
Sounds like the work area bar extends beyond the end of the project.
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Here's an easy way to both set your Work Area Bar and see if there are hidden frames beyond the end of your project.
Select the timeline panel and press the \ key on your keyboard. This will automatically zoom the timeline to show your whole project. Then double-click on the Work Area Bar. The WAB will automatically size to the length of your project and will continue to automatically resize as you edit your piece.
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Thanks Chuck & Steve,
after following the above instructions i did in fact notice a tiny fragment of edited video further down the timeline (odd cos i checked that last night) - anyway, deleting that and resetting the WAB has framed the project within its time parameter so, great, thanks!
ps. one thing giving me headaches is swopping a project around on moveable media: i am learning to edit a project on one drive only with all the back-up source files, until it is time to save the project to blank disc format
Thanks for that tip Steve. Just last weeked I was <deleting and closing gap> on large pieces of some clips on the Timeline and finding that the work area bar extended way past the end of the last clip, and I didn't know how to pull the end of it back.
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