Adapt duration for multiple images without gaps

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How can I create a movie from several imported images (>500) and
adapt for all (by selecting all) of them the duration to 0.5sec without having gaps between the single images.
In Camtasia 8 this was done automatically w/o gaps but now I'm on Version 9.0 on Windows.
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Hmmm, near as I can tell the only thing you can do is to ensure the duration is configured before you import the images.

In case you are unaware of how to do that, click Edit > Preferences > Timing.



Cheers... Rick :)
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thinking from memory here ...

if you increase duration, no gaps; I believe that also holds true if you reduce duration

you can also multi select, apply clip speed, and that works too either way
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I have this same problem.  I see from the original post that this used to work in Camtasia 8, but now does not work in Camtasia 9.  I often make movies from hundreds of still photos, and I need to be able to decrease duration of many photos at once without creating a bunch of gaps that I then need to go manually remove.
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another approach ...

instead of changing durations, select all the photos, and apply clip speed to all the photos, then, with all selected, adjust the speed up/down; that should solve the gap issue

does that work?
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the clip speed approach doesn't work very well.  first, it creates a new variable separate from the duration that now needs to be adjusted independently.  second, it doesn't help when trying to change multiple non-sequential photos.  really all we need is a simple on/off setting for "auto-adjust timeline" that when it's off, it behaves as it does now, and when it's on, it automatically shifts the timeline when you are moving clips or adjusting durations.