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Sheppie01760 [Avatar]
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Hello... Just upgraded from PD16 to PD17 and still don't seem to be able to have the Media Room hide media that I've used (with the green check mark). Am I missing something or is this still not an available feature?
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JL_JL [Avatar]
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Not a feature that I know of, if you don't want to see them anymore, just right click and remove from library.

Jeff
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ynotfish
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Hi Sheppie01760 -

Until about a minutre ago, I would have posted exactly what Jeff did... in fact I was going to suggest adding a tag/folder for the unused clips (to separate them)...

but then I had a look surprised



Select your used clips (green ticked), right click & select Hide in Library. They can be unhidden at will.

Never noticed it before.

Cheers - Tony
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JL_JL [Avatar]
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Quote Not a feature that I know of, if you don't want to see them anymore, just right click and remove from library.

Jeff

My error for posting the wrong information, at least I own up to it!

Tony showed a new menu added in PD16,17 that provides a hide feature.

Jeff

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Quote Hi Sheppie01760 -

Until about a minutre ago, I would have posted exactly what Jeff did... in fact I was going to suggest adding a tag/folder for the unused clips (to separate them)...

but then I had a look surprised



Select your used clips (green ticked), right click & select Hide in Library. They can be unhidden at will.

Never noticed it before.

Cheers - Tony



Thanks. Just noticed that myself in the upgrade. Not as automatic as I had hoped but it'll do. -Steve
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JL_JL [Avatar]
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To make it more useful, what they did add in PD17 was a "Used" flag in the media library detailed view. So, one can easily sort media library by "Used" and then shift click to select all, and then "Hide in Library".

Jeff
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Thanks. Just noticed that myself in the upgrade. Not as automatic as I had hoped but it'll do. -Steve



Well, unfortunately, the hiding feature does not save. So when you close and re-open the project everything is unhidden. What's the point of that?
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ynotfish
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You're right - it only remains hidden until the project is closed.

The same thing happens with Jeff's suggestion of sorting by "Used" in the Details view of Media Library, of which I was also unaware. It is set only for the current session.

If you want a more permanent way of hiding/separating used clips, just open explorer view - add a new "Unused" tag and drop your unused media in there...



Cheers - Tony
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