Pros and Cons of Nested Sequences
Before you start using nested sequences in your project, it’s important to understand
some of the advantages and disadvantages of working with them.
Â Nesting allows you to reuse an entire sequence of clips over and over. You can
change a nested sequence and the changes are reflected everywhere.
Â Multiple levels of sequence nesting can take a while to display, since they require
Â If you are exporting an EDL, nested sequences may generate confusing timecode
numbers and reel names.
Â If you are exporting an OMF file, nested sequences will be mixed together and
exported as a single audio media file.
Â Nested sequences make media management more complicated.
If you decide you don’t want to nest a sequence, you can still edit content from one
sequence to another. For more information, see “
Editing the Content of One Sequence
into Another Without Nesting It
” on page 422.