Heal event media and ripple to avoid cutting the end off?

mike-n3006 wrote on 9/14/2020, 7:17 PM

Hey, I am using Sony Vegas Pro 15 and I use the event heal all the time but I noticed when doing so it heals to the first clip and usually keeps the media the same length as the two combined. Naturally, this means the second clip needs to be re-adjusted as the end is cut off. Is there a way to extend the media length of accommodate automatically?

Also, maybe I am missing it, but there seems to be no keyboard shortcut for event heal, which would also be very useful!

Cheers!

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vkmast wrote on 9/14/2020, 7:48 PM

Select the two items: Click the first event, then hold the Ctrl key and click the second event.

Right click one of the events end select Heal

The events are combined into one again.

(Btw, you are most likely using VEGAS Pro 15, not any Sony Vegas Pro 15)

mike-n3006 wrote on 9/14/2020, 8:15 PM

Select the two items: Click the first event, then hold the Ctrl key and click the second event.

Right click one of the events end select Heal

The events are combined into one again.

(Btw, you are most likely using VEGAS Pro 15, not any Sony Vegas Pro 15)

Thanks for the heads up, I am left to assume by your comment there is no automation for this feature? I have been using the feature for months and would like to know if there are either keyboard shortcuts that I am missing (unable to find it in the keyboard preferences under the name "event heal") or a setting to make it so that it the second clip does not need to be adjusted to accommodate for the extra space left when you use event heal. It pushes the second clip back messing up the second event.

vkmast wrote on 9/14/2020, 8:34 PM

(From online Help (F1) item Healing events, not yet included in VP 15)

"If you accidentally split an event in two, it is possible to heal this split.

Select the two items: Click the first event, then hold the Ctrl key and click the second event.

Right click one of the events end select Heal

The events are combined into one again.

You can even heal a split when the events were moved and/or trimmed in the meantime according to the following rules:

The events have to be on the same track.

The resulting event starts with the start frame of the first event and ends with the end frame of the second one, no matter where the first one ends and the second one starts (i.e. how big the gap between the two is).

If the Heal command option is grayed out (that means, healing is not possible): Make sure the two events refer to the same media file and the order of the events matches the position in the media the events refer to."

It's not working for you like this?:

Before event heal

After event heal

I'm not aware of a KB shortcut.

jetdv wrote on 9/15/2020, 8:47 AM

Hey, I am using Sony Vegas Pro 15

No you're not. Sony didn't make VEGAS Pro 15 - Magix did...

The "heal" process is for when you accidentally pressed "S" and didn't notice it until later and then wanted them to be back into one clip. You can do this manually by simply deleting the second event and then expanding the first event to fill the hole you just made - or, in reverse, delete the first event and expand the beginning of the second event to fill the hole you just made.

For example, if you have events A, B, and C from the same clip where the original event looks like "AAAAABBBBBCCCCC" and you cut out "BBBBBB" so you ended up with "AAAAACCCCC" and you do a "heal" on A and C, you will end up with "AAAAABBBBB"