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Nevin Styre

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PXW X160 - AVCHD clip spanning problems
by Nevin Styre 5 years ago
We recently bought 2 PXW X160 cameras for mostly long-form conference event shooting, we are using the SxS - SD card adapter and recording AVCHD to SD cards. I have a 40 minute shot and the camera bre
Re: PXW X160 - AVCHD clip spanning problems
by Nevin Styre 5 years ago
Well on my mac pro when I browse the card in Media Browser in Premiere it will not let me view under AVCHD view and will only allow me to browse as "file directory" so I only see the split clips rathe
What is going on with nesting? (CC 2013)
by Nevin Styre 5 years ago
If I drag a sequence that has 5 clips into another sequence, instead of nesting it as one long clip into the second sequence like it should it adds all the individual clips from the first sequence int
Re: What is going on with nesting? (CC 2013)
by Nevin Styre 5 years ago
yep that was it, you would think they would keep the behaviour the same as it was before by default when adding new options like this.
CC 2014 Editable text from AE templates
by Nevin Styre 5 years ago
With CC 2014 being released I was mostly looking forward to being able to make compositions templates in After Effects and then bring them into Premiere and be able to change the text in premiere with
Re: CC 2014 Editable text from AE templates
by Nevin Styre 5 years ago
it has the same file extension. You don't necessarily need a separate AE project, just as long as the comps you want to use have the "template" checkbox on in the comp settings- advanced tab, even if
Typekit.
by Paul Neumann 6 years ago
Very nice now. Just solved a problem for me this morning. For me, it's these Value Add parts of CC that are just icing on the cake. Oh, and the problem was with a Motion 5 project so especially cool t
Re: Typekit.
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
It's helped me once so far as well, client supplied AI file without type converted to outlines, typekit had the exact font.
Managing Cloud Storage
by Alex Udell 6 years ago
Hi All... I know that could storage is a part of the new CC story. However, for one reason or another my agency may not want to allow the artists to utilize that storage. Can that be disabled per mach
Re: Managing Cloud Storage
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
Right now the only way to access your cloud storage is through the creative.adobe.com site, so by default you just install the Adobe apps and work as normal and cloud storage has nothing to do with wh
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It's Been a Day... Initial Reactions?
by Daniel McClintock 6 years ago
Well... many of you have had a day to play. What do you think What do you like What do you think needs tweaking Was it what you expected -------------- "Sometimes Life Needs a Cmd-Z!"
Re: It's Been a Day... Initial Reactions?
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
Haven't had much time to delve into it but it has already helped me a little with the new media reconnecting. I have to online an old FC7 project and all the media was not managed well by the previous
After Effects CC not recognising ProRes files!
by Paul Roper 6 years ago
Hello, I am rather concerned that I cannot import ProRes 422 QuickTimes into AE; it give me a "this 'MooV' file is damaged or unsupported" error. I can import and work with the exact same files in CS6
Re: After Effects CC not recognising ProRes files!
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
I just tried it in AE CC on my mac pro at work, prores works fine. If you are on windows perhaps try uninstalling and reinstalling the latest quicktime for windows.
I've got Adobe CC and some notes about it
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
I'm still downloading a few apps but I'll put down what I have initially noticed. 1. CC apps are not installed over CS6 apps, CS6 remains on your disk and is still usable. 2. Premiere Pro CC and Adobe
Re: I've got Adobe CC and some notes about it
by Rob Brandreth-Gibbs 6 years ago
Interesting, Pr CC seems to be a .52 GB smaller install than CS6, unless running Pr CS6 somehow inflated it. RBG Rob Brandreth-Gibbs Bravo Zulu Productions Vancouver, Canada
New Mac Pro for After Effects...
by Patrick Shen 6 years ago
I was wanting to see if anyone had any opinions about the new Mac Pro that was announced by apple. It seems it has a non upgradable AMD video card built into the computer. Do you think the advanced fe
Re: New Mac Pro for After Effects...
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
thunderbolt2 bandwidth is 20Gbps where as PCIe 3.0 x16 is 128Gbps, there are enclosures to make external video cards work, but the high end cards will definitely be bottlenecked by thunderbolt vs nati
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GTX 780 in AE FYI (windows)
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
I received my PNY GTX 780 a couple days ago and just wanted to inform that after adding it to the raytracer_supported_cards.txt it does indeed work fine in after effects for raytracing. I've only had
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Alex Gerulaitis liked this 6 years ago
Re: GTX 780 in AE FYI (windows)
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
4:43 Render time Running Win 7 on an i7 920 @2.8GHz (non D0 version) with 16GB DDR3 with the 780.
AE CS6 11.0.1 CUDA BENCHMARK PROJECT - test your graphics cards!
by Teddy Gage 7 years ago
Hey guys trying to get some data on fastest graphics cards for AE - I came up with a benchmarking project that stresses the GPU to 100% and already got surprising results: on win 7 core i7 3930K @4.7
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Re: AE CS6 11.0.1 CUDA BENCHMARK PROJECT - test your graphics cards!
by Nevin Styre 6 years ago
4:43 Win 7 i7 920 @2.8GHz 16GB DDR3 GTX 780 3GB Wish I had tested before I swapped out my 570.
Can I pay for two years of Creative Cloud by going through Amazon?
by Derek Andonian 6 years ago
I noticed Amazon sells Creative Cloud "membership cards" that allow you to pay for a full year all at once instead of making a payment each month. I was curious if it would be possible to pay for two
Re: Can I pay for two years of Creative Cloud by going through Amazon?
by Derek Andonian 6 years ago
Todd Kopriva We are looking into having longer periods available for prepayment. That's good to know... ______________________________________________ "Up until here, we still have enough track to st
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Adobe Creative Crisis- It keeps asking for activation now.
by James Daugherty 6 years ago
It keeps asking for activation now. http: forums.adobe.com message 4401223 WARNING : Creative Cloud activation is bunk or is it just me... May 12, 2012 10:24 AM It was working for a day, then it stopp
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David Lawrence liked this 6 years ago
Re: Adobe Creative Crisis- It keeps asking for activation now.
by Gary Huff 6 years ago
Perhaps it will help your case if you don't post threads from a year ago.
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Adobe CC to be released June 17th
by Angelo Lorenzo 6 years ago
According to the official PPro Twitter. Adobe also announcing that PPro is #1 in editorial market share. -------------------- Angelo Lorenzo Need to encode ProRes on your Windows PC Introducing ProRes
Re: Adobe CC to be released June 17th
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 years ago
Devin - If a payment plan is what determines how you choose your NLE, good luck to you and the Red Sox... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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Cloud enthusiasts - something to think about.
by Tom Daigon 7 years ago
Adobe Cloud enthusiasts.Consider this. Now- $29.95 monthly Introductory price Soon- $59.95. Standard price Future-$69.95 89.95 Once you buy in you have no choice but continue.If you stop your software
Re: Cloud enthusiasts - something to think about.
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I just got an email from Adobe about my 1 year subscription being renewed next month, still the same $49.99, nothing about a price increase to $59.
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XDCAM HD workflow Premiere CS6
by cassandra rodgers 7 years ago
We're working on switching from FCP7 to Adobe CS6 in our studio, and after 8 solid hours of internet searches and crashing my system about 20 times today I need some help. We used to log and capture f
Re: XDCAM HD workflow Premiere CS6
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I myself have had issues with xdcamHD discs in CS6 on a job, ended up having to ingest to prores on a second machine running avid. What happens when you try to view the material inside premiere pro of
Deinterlacing DV footage in Premiere CS6
by Sean Scarfo 7 years ago
Haven't dealt with interlaced footage in a few years, and while I know premiere's default deinterlace option isn't the best, for whatever reason, it seems to be significantly worse than Quicktime or V
Re: Deinterlacing DV footage in Premiere CS6
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I downloaded and checked and there is issues stemming from the clip itself. It was encoded 720x480 but it has flags in the file telling it to play back at 1001x593 and that's what premiere thinks the
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ultra wide screen multimedia show
by Gary Linzer 7 years ago
I just got back from the new LBJ library in Austin TX where they have a multimedia show about LBJ. They use archival film, new video plus stills in the show. They pan the stills, move the different as
Re: ultra wide screen multimedia show
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
We recently did a show with 2 projectors blended on a super widescreen with the software Millumin. You ben blend screens within the app, do multiple layers with masks, precompose with multiple layers,
What's your experience with xdcam/ex in Adobe PrP?
by Willem Kort 7 years ago
Hello everyone, Thanks for reading this. We've always worked with FCP, but are now thinking of switching to Adobe Premiere Pro. My question is, how stable is PrP when working with xdcam ex formats (lo
Re: What's your experience with xdcam/ex in Adobe PrP?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I've had a job earlier this year that had issues with XDcam HD footage not being recognized in PP or prelude(tested discs from multiple cameras). Both mac or PC on CS6 gave me errors trying to import
Losing some transparency when saving to PDF
by Sarah Peller 7 years ago
I can't seem to figure out why I'm losing the transparency on some objects in this image when I save to PDF... I am using Illustrator CS5 on a mac. This is a screen show of how it's supposed to look:
Re: Losing some transparency when saving to PDF
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
generally blending modes and transparent gradients are a mixed bag when exporting pdfs. I find it's a good idea to rasterize the transparency before exporting. You can do this by selecting your partia
Beginner stuck: Using a template and trying to extend duration of video clip...won't work!
by Pap Prior 7 years ago
I bought a template from (oops didn't realize it was bad to put the name here....deleted...) (have used several in the past from different authors). It has a video layer that has some position changes
Re: Beginner stuck: Using a template and trying to extend duration of video clip...won't work!
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I might know your issue. In your timeline click the "Toggle switches modes" button at the bottom, then look under the TrkMat (Track Matte) column on your video layer, if it says anything but "none" th
Is it worth running CS6 on 1st Gen MAc Pro?
by Chris Heuer 7 years ago
Hello. I am trying to decide whether or not to upgrade from CS5 to CS6. I have an 8 core 1st Generation Mac Pro with an ATI Radeon 1900 Graphics card and 16 gigs of RAM. I can't upgrade to any of the
Re: Is it worth running CS6 on 1st Gen MAc Pro?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
Worth trying, you can do the 30 day free trial. At work I run CS6 on a mac pro 2,1, 10gb ram, with the same video card. I definitely get better render times on my own PC and my macbook pro but a lot o
Snapping when dragging keyframes
by Brian Sarfatty 7 years ago
When I'm dragging audio keyframes left right, is there any way to lock or snap them so the volume doesn't change, just the time position Tried holding down all modifier keys, and turning master snap o
Re: Snapping when dragging keyframes
by Brian Sarfatty 7 years ago
Ahh. Good work around. Much easier to move keyframes there and not affect volume. There are so many things I love about Premeire, but there's a good two handfuls of really basic things they overlooked
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After Effects Template - Anyone Know Where I Can Buy This ..?
by John Cox 7 years ago
hi new to AE and don't know for sure this is an AE template - can anyone help to confirm and potentially show me where i can purchase it from - thanks ... http: bit.ly Q4VDOU thanks really appreciate
Re: After Effects Template - Anyone Know Where I Can Buy This ..?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
the youtube description has a link to where you can order a logo animated like that for $5, maybe email the guy and see if he will sell you the template or just pay him the $5 to do it for you.
AE-> Media Encoder render = glitches
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I am trying to do a batch render today of a bunch of similar sequences through Media Encoder CS6, but one of my layers is being rendered improperly by Media Encoder. Basically ME is shifting the layer
Re: AE-> Media Encoder render = glitches
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
Even if it worked I would have to go back and modify a large number of sequences. I'm probably better off doing the rendering through AE at the end of the day & just leave my machine going after work.
Rocket Jump switching from Macs to PCs
by Alan Okey 7 years ago
Interesting read: http: www.rocketjump.com blog why-were-switching-from-macs
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Re: Rocket Jump switching from Macs to PCs
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
While my main system is now PC and 99% adobe there are still needs for a mac(looking at the retina). Dealing daily with content that comes in from different companies & sources a lot of the time forma
White Pixels Around .ai file saved as .png
by Matt Greco 7 years ago
This has been asked twice before on these forums I believe, but neither one was exactly my problem, and regardless, both suggested solutions did not work. Basically my problem is that I've created an
Re: White Pixels Around .ai file saved as .png
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
Try copying the vector and pasting it into a photoshop document with transparent background, then save as a PNG through photoshop.
Vector or not vector, that is the question
by Mat Chevitz 7 years ago
illustratorbug_1.png illustratorbug_2.png Hi there, I received this document from a graphist, done in Ilustrator. Look at the A, why do I have pixels here, although this is vectorized I thought it was
Re: Vector or not vector, that is the question
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
In Illustrator preferences do you have "anti-aliased artwork" checked off turn it on if it is off(it's in the general preferences). In after effects next to continuously rasterize there is also a qual
Tonight's the night
by John Davidson 7 years ago
So tonight we're supposed to get some kind of sneak peek at new features in FCPX at the LAFCPUG meet (my first one of these). Do you guys think we're going to actually see something new, or is it goin
Re: Tonight's the night
by Michael Gissing 7 years ago
Bill I am bored with repeating myself about why X doesn't work for me. Look it up if you want my traditional response. Fawning adulation for Apple preceded X by over a decade. Apple have had a history
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Thoughts from the departed?
by Steve Connor 7 years ago
I can't help noticing that quite a few people who posted regularly a few months ago are conspicuous by their absence. If you haven't posted for a while I'm sure we'd be interested to see how some of y
Re: Thoughts from the departed?
by Dustin Parsons 7 years ago
Sticking with my 2008 MacPro for now, just bought a Quadro 4000 and am in the transitioning stage between FCP7 and Premiere CS6. FCPX is intriguing but I do a lot of motion graphics and I much prefer
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Nevin Styre liked this 7 years ago
Anyone have a Retina MBP?
by Jeremy Garchow 7 years ago
What does the HDMI output send Can it be used as DVI with a cheap adaptor or are you stuck with video frame size and frame rates If I am going to have storage, SDI capture output, and an adaptor or tw
Re: Anyone have a Retina MBP?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
that sounds right, for a 27" or 30" monitor with a higher res you will need the dual link DVI
"New" low end Mac Pro Quad now 3.2GHz... :-(
by Paul Dickin 7 years ago
Hi On the UK pages that's the only difference I can see - still a Q4 2009 Nehalem CPU. So 9to5mac predicted correctly - same old same old :-( http: www.apple.com uk macpro specs.html
Re: "New" low end Mac Pro Quad now 3.2GHz... :-(
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I wonder if intel was running out of the old slower processors but still had has stock of the slightly faster ones, forcing this mild refresh.
Did I miss the whole new MacPro part?
by Lance Bachelder 7 years ago
Ummmm... Lance Bachelder Writer, Editor, Director Irvine, California
Re: Did I miss the whole new MacPro part?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
Hey look, "new" icon next to Mac Pro in the store... Looks like it's all the same with a bump in default ram config
New Mac Pro
by moody glasgow 7 years ago
Looks like it is not quite dead yet. http: www.macrumors.com 2012 06 05 mac-pro-to-finally-see-updates-next-week moody glasgow smoke flame www.thereelthinginc.com
Re: New Mac Pro
by Chris Conlee 7 years ago
I'm betting that Apple did indeed plan on killing off the Mac Pro, but after the public relations shellacking they took over FCP X they reconsidered... Maybe they'll now double down on the "pro" marke
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How to crop one complex image with another simple one?
by Sarah Peller 7 years ago
Hello there. I am working on a design in illustrator. I created a half moon shape by overlaying two circles and using the pathfinder to subtract a piece. Now I have some texture I'd like to overlay on
Re: How to crop one complex image with another simple one?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
This is the way I do it, it only works if the texture below is all solid colour vector shapes, no raster images. If your background texture has any shapes with strokes, you will first want to "object-
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Photoshop CS6 freezes momentarily at random
by David Cabestany 7 years ago
Has anyone experienced this I do not get the beach ball or anything other than the program becomes irresponsive for several seconds all of the sudden.
Re: Photoshop CS6 freezes momentarily at random
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
Yeah it is a new feature in CS6, but depending on your disk speed and or file size of your document it could be the cause of the hangs. To disable it, go into your preferences and under the "File Hand
MetaMAMâ„¢ as a replacement for Final Cut Server
by Matt Geller 7 years ago
For those of you looking for a way out, we are championing a new MAM called MetaMAM. There is information at this site: mmct.com metamam Cheers, Matt Geller Matt Geller Meta Media Creative Technologie
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Re: MetaMAMâ„¢ as a replacement for Final Cut Server
by Alan Dargan 7 years ago
Wow, All the functionality as well as the aesthetics of Final Cut Server. This looks amazing. Is it going to cost $1,000,000
Clipping paths
by Roen Davis 7 years ago
Hi All, I am an AI twinky. I am trying to disassemble an Illustrator project that I have inherited so that I can animate it in AE. I have done a release to layers but on some items there are clipping
Re: Clipping paths
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
If it is not necessary that all the layers remain vector shapes you could always go Object- Rasterize on each layer that has the clipping path, make sure to select the "On Transparent" option. When yo
Apple acquires Italian audio software company Redmatica?
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
Apple acquires Italian audio software company Redmatica http: 9to5mac.com 2012 05 30 apple-acquires-italian-audio-software-company-redmatica Things that make you hmmmm. So is Logic Pro about to get a
Re: Apple acquires Italian audio software company Redmatica?
by Clint Wardlow 7 years ago
Or they could cannibalize it, fold some of its functionality into Logic, then EOL it. This seems very possible give Apple's history.
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Nevin Styre liked this 7 years ago
Please keep Lightworks discussions on the Lightworks forum...
by Erik Lundberg 7 years ago
Hm. My bad. Who do I contact to apologize Are there other NLE brands that should be kept out of this forum Apparently not Avid. Nor Pr CS6. Or Smoke. If anyone was is interested in continuing the dis
Re: Please keep Lightworks discussions on the Lightworks forum...
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
Funny, I go to the gopro forum, EOS forum or the photoshop forum and they are littered with duplicate threads about FCPX for some reason... but to talk about something else other than FCX here is blas
A cautionary tale for the FCP switcher
by Derek Andonian 7 years ago
I thought this was interesting- and surprising. I figured Avid would be up to this sort of thing... http: magazine.creativecow.net article a-cautionary-tale-for-the-fcp-switcher ______________________
Re: A cautionary tale for the FCP switcher
by Gary Huff 7 years ago
Lance Bachelder "What I don't understand was why FCPX is never mentioned as a test system This all has gone down since 10.04 and it seems that X might actually work well for the show based on the inf
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Nevin Styre liked this 7 years ago
Computers = Trucks?
by Andrew Richards 7 years ago
John Lilly, former Mozilla CEO, on where all this computer stuff is going. Anyone familiar with my posts around here will rightly surmise that I tend to agree with his sentiment. Feel free to draw any
Re: Computers = Trucks?
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
I 100% agree with the tower has become more of a niche for people who either make money from them through creative technical reasons like we do, or for enthusiast reasons like gaming. That doesn't mea
Premiere and After Effects 6.01 updates released
by David Cherniack 7 years ago
They're bug fixes, installed though Adobe Updater. David AllinOneFilms.com
Re: Premiere and After Effects 6.01 updates released
by Nevin Styre 7 years ago
How many months did it take for FCPX to get its first update
Adobe Mercury Playback NVIDIA only Legality
by Ben Jones 7 years ago
I never really considered AMD video cards until I found out the 7970 is roughtly 10x faster on Open CL performance than the 680GTX (due to Nvidia's self castration of these cards so they can sell thei
Re: Adobe Mercury Playback NVIDIA only Legality
by Walter Soyka 7 years ago
Alex Udell "CUDA is based on OPEN CL, but then has additional features on top of that which Adobe can exploit to make use of in Mercury." CUDA is NVIDIA's parallel computing architecture that allows
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"Smart Rendering" in Premiere
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 7 years ago
I posted this in the Premiere Forum, but they were totally uninterested and even seemed to be attacking me for suggesting it was big deal. Anyway, I'm posting it here, since I think you guys will be f
Re: "Smart Rendering" in Premiere
by Gary Huff 7 years ago
John-Michael Seng-Wheeler "I posted this in the Premiere Forum, but they were totally uninterested and even seemed to be attacking me for suggesting it was big deal." I saw that thread. You seem to t
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Dream on Premiere advocates
by Harry Kafka 7 years ago
I wanted Premiere to work. Using 5.5 on a Mac. Cut a 38 min. doc and it was fine until had to make MPEG 2 which took forever. Now trying to make OMF's and it crashes repeatedly. Trying the Render and
Re: Dream on Premiere advocates
by James Mortner 7 years ago
That's it everyone, Harry ran into a technical problem. Get your coats and go home.
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WOW - Apple promotes how to switch from imovie to FCP
by Errol Lazare 8 years ago
Well it is now obvious that this whole FCPX update is intentional with regards to catering to imovie editors who want to add some zing into their home movies: Check this link to see what I mean: http:
Re: WOW - Apple promotes how to switch from imovie to FCP
by Nevin Styre 8 years ago
I think it's funny they were too lazy to take new interface screenshots of FCPX for this, like the average user cutting together their kid's soccer game is going to jump into editing a professional ca
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Clip Selection/Playhead
by Jamie Franklin 8 years ago
Has any one found a way to stop the playhead from moving when selecting a clip Or is this a baked in feature Many thanks
Re: Clip Selection/Playhead
by Nevin Styre 8 years ago
you can click above the clip then drag over it with a selection box to select it, this won't move the playhead.
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