I have read everything I can but am stumped. I am familiar with RE 8 but used someone elses computer last week to capture a number of .AVI videos off of betacam tapes.
I am trying the trail version of PR pro ver 5.5. I can import my .avi files to the project panel but cannot get them to go to the Timeline. Double-clicking gets them into the preview panel but that's as far as i can go. The timeline/sequence panel is totally blank with no video or audio track lines showing. Also the icon to automate sending a number of clips tot he Timeline is greyed out. I am sure that I have missed something simple but would appreciate any help.Thanks
Thanks I knew it was something simple
Ann has given you the right answer for this specific question, so I'll just add this to make sure that you are off to a good start in a broader sense:
Here's a good place to start for learning Premiere Pro: http://adobe.ly/psbYc4 . Bring