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Any shortcut to creat a new channel?

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  • Any shortcut to creat a new channel?

    for example, I wanna get a red channel copy.


  • #2
    Select channels tab, right click on channel required and choose, duplicate channel, else record it as an action (presuming you are pc), else drag the channel onto the new layer icon


    • #3

      Does this help



      • #4
        Thanks Cass and Ken,
        Looks like I have to record it as an action.



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