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  • Unable to drag clips to timeline

     james robin updated 4 weeks ago 4 Members · 7 Posts
  • Michael Reed

    November 28, 2020 at 4:32 am

    When I go to drag a video clip (mp4) from my media pool to my timeline, it brings across the audio but the video doesn’t come with it.

    Please help 🙂

    FYI I’m using 17beta2 which I just installed (though the issue may also have present in the previous 17 beta1)

  • Tom Watson

    November 28, 2020 at 7:53 am

    I am using Resolve 17 beta 2 Studio and have not had that problem. For me, dragging clips to the timeline is working normally.

  • Michael Reed

    February 2, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Sorry for the late reply, it seemed to just start working again for no evident reason. But all good I’ve had no problem since. Cheers

  • Tom Watson

    February 3, 2021 at 12:02 am

    I always blame that sort of thing on Cyber Gremlins, but great that all is working well now.

  • adom anim

    February 23, 2021 at 3:57 pm

    hm I am in edit . Even if I cut that long string down, I cant add Anything to my timeline. even new things!

  • Tom Watson

    February 23, 2021 at 6:44 pm

    Your timeline may have become corrupted. You can lasso everything on the timeline and copy to the clipboard. Then create a new empty timeline and paste the clipboard contents into the new timeline. If you can add content to the new timeline, then problem solved. Otherwise something else is wrong. I have had the same problem numerous times, and this is always the first thing I try, as it usually works.

  • james robin

    May 24, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Hi, You’re here because you can’t drag either audio or video to the Timeline. Sorry for the frustration! SOLUTION: Make sure Source Patching is set up correctly in the Timeline. The video below explains it visually. Video tutorial HOW TO: SELECT: Select the Clip in the Project panel. Blue Boxes should “light up” in the far left timeline. If they don’t, go to Step 2. PATCH: Click either the V1 & A1 “blue boxes” to enable both of them on the far left of the Timeline. Focus on enabling the …

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