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I know that in the early versions of PremierePro it was necessary to fill all gaps in your sequence (places where there was no video) with black video. If you left these gaps Premiere would give you trouble exporting or wouldn't export at all. Does anybody know if there is any need to still do that, or is that a thing of the past?

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I don't think it has been an issue for some time. I've been using Premiere since version 5 and don't seem to recall ever having a problem with exports though I don't recall my work area ever extending over a gap (though I certainly had many projects where there were gaps between work areas.)

I did verify that in CS6, it is no problem.

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Thanks for the reply, and yes, I've been doing some research around the internet and it doesn't seem to be a requirement, although I have yet to see an absolute affirmative that it's a non issue anymore. Everything that I've seen so far basically says that it's a good idea, but everybody seems to be pretty noncommittal. –  Circle B Jun 23 '13 at 20:57
    
@CircleB - just in case it wasn't clear, I am committing to saying it isn't an issue any more. I was just saying that I don't think it has been an issue for a long time. I don't recall it ever being a problem in over a decade of using Premiere. –  AJ Henderson Jun 24 '13 at 0:53
    
Ok, gotcha! Sorry for the misunderstanding. –  Circle B Jun 24 '13 at 1:49

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