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How to change the number of multicam previews (CS6)?

Sep 20, 2012 1:54 PM

Hi folks,

 

Just invested in CS6, upgraded from CS5, and I've got the following problem.

 

When I create a multicam edit, the old fanshioned way using sequence nesting, I can't seem to adjust the number of multicam preview windows, or rather reduce the number.

 

I'm preparing to use the multicam monitor to edit 3 clips, left cam, centre cam, right cam, from a musical performance, however the default number of previews in the multicam monitor is 9, where I only need 3. The problem being the 3 previews I need are really small because of the un-used blank previews, all 6 of them.

 

How can I reduce the number of multicam previews to the number I require, resulting in larger sized previews? e.g. In this case I imagine 4 preview spaces would make better use of the screen real estate. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Thanks in advance.

 

Jon

 
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    Sep 20, 2012 4:55 PM   in reply to musojon

    You need to delete all empty video tracks in the source sequence.

     
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    Sep 20, 2012 7:39 PM   in reply to musojon

    It's not so much that you have 9 previews.  The window is scalable, so it's filling up the unused area with black.

     

    Lose the preview monitor and that space will be more appropriately filled.

     
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    Sep 21, 2012 7:23 AM   in reply to musojon

    I need the preview monitor.

     

    Why?

     
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