Premiere Pro is not allowing any objects (I have tried titles, video and audio) to the timeline. When I drag it over, it comes up with a closed hand with a crossed circle. I already have media, but now I can't add any more. No layers are locked. I haven't changed any options. Help? Me and my teacher could not figure it out.

  • What version of Premiere pro are you using? Are you sure you have created a sequence? Can you add a screenshot?
    – MoritzLost
    May 25 '16 at 9:43

Where premiere allows you to drop or insert clip depends on on Source patching and Track targeting. Basically, you can only drop clips into a track that has Source patching turned on in the track header.

You also cannot drop clips onto tracks that are Locked

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This video explains these features in more detail:


It's not a solution, but rather a workaround. I created a new sequence and dragged the existing sequence into the new one. I can't say why the other one doesn't work, I have no idea.

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