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  • Thu, Apr 12 2018 4:16 PM

    • dmehalik
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    "LINK" bin heading column not in MC 2018.4

    Hi,

    I've been having issues with AAF's from Avid linking back to source material in Resolve- particularly when I have consolidated/transcoded media with the "new.01" extension.  I found an article on Creative Cow (and another on Avid's site).  Suggesting a workflow in which you basically copy the "start" column of all your clips to the "auxillary TC2" column, and the name column gets copied to the "LINK" column.  The Auxillary TC2 copy already seemed to help out my AAF's... but I just upgraded to MediaComposer 2018.4 and "LINK" doesn't appear to be a bin heading option.  Has it been renamed or does it simply not exist?

    If you're curious about the articles I'm referencing, they are here:

    https://library.creativecow.net/freeman_scott/linkingmetadatatoessence/1

    http://www.avidblogs.com/reconform-your-projects-in-media-composer-with-this-resolution-independence-tapeless-workflow/

  • Thu, Apr 12 2018 8:21 PM In reply to

    Re: "LINK" bin heading column not in MC 2018.4

    I don't remember that column. The fact that it was all caps makes me think it's a user-created column, but that doesn't seem to be obvious from the article.

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  • Thu, Apr 12 2018 8:37 PM In reply to

    • dmehalik
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    Re: "LINK" bin heading column not in MC 2018.4

    Kevin Klimek:

    I don't remember that column. The fact that it was all caps makes me think it's a user-created column, but that doesn't seem to be obvious from the article.

    Ah, ok.  That makes sense I guess.  I just don't understand metadata pathways, I guess.  Thanks again for your time.

  • Fri, Apr 13 2018 10:55 AM In reply to

    • pierreh
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    Re: "LINK" bin heading column not in MC 2018.4

    I've been using this method too. Yes, it's a column you create manually when you first link your footage.

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  • Fri, Apr 13 2018 12:38 PM In reply to

    • dmehalik
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    Re: "LINK" bin heading column not in MC 2018.4

    pierreh:

    I've been using this method too. Yes, it's a column you create manually when you first link your footage.

    Ah!  Ok, great!  Thanks for clearing it up!

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