Extend frame, snap to end of next adjoining frame.

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I'm forever having to extend frames, as I'm creating content for an online course.  Could you add in the functionality to extend frame to end of next frame e.g. Ctrl+Shift+E would take the time between the last frame to the next frame and extend frame.  This would save me a few small steps but would increase my productivity a lot.
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Geoff

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kayakman, Champion

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have you tried commanding a long duration extension; it should get truncated and fill the space [?]
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Paul Middlin, Employee

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I'm not sure if you're on Mac or Windows, because you tagged both, but on Mac you can do what I think you are describing-
select the clip on the left. There is some space AFTER this clip before the next one.
Hit ctrl+. (^.) to jump the playhead to the beginning of the next clip
Do Edit->Playhead->Extend Frame to Playhead

You could speed that up a little more if you assign a shortcut key to that command, which on Macs you do in System Preferences -> Shortcuts tab -> App Shortcuts   and then hit the '+' button to add a new one for Camtasia.

Not exactly what you are describing, but maybe would speed you up?
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Andy Lapping

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I usually get to this menu by using Help -> and then typing ex (its quicker than navigating the menu tree). However in the latest version - nothing happens if you do that until you click Help again - some sort of refresh bug ? However I added a keyboard shortcut as suggested and that works instantly - thanks !