FootageItem object

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The FootageItem object represents a footage item imported into a project, which appears in the Project panel.
These are accessed by position index number in a project’s item collection.

• FootageItem is a subclass of AVItem, which is a subclass of Item. All methods and attributes of AVItem and Item, in addition to those listed below, are available when working with FootageItem. See AVItem object” and “Item object”.


Attribute Reference Description
file “FootageItem file attribute” The footage source file.
mainSource “FootageItem mainSource attribute” All settings related to the footage item.


Method Reference Description
replace() “FootageItem replace() method” Replaces a footage file with another footage file.
replaceWithPlaceholder() “FootageItem replaceWithPlaceholder() method” Replaces a footage file with a placeholder object.
replaceWithSequence() “FootageItem replaceWithSequence() method” Replaces a footage file with an image sequence.
replaceWithSolid() “FootageItem replaceWithSolid() method” Replaces a footage file with a solid.
openInViewer() “FootageItem openInViewer() method” Opens the footage in a Footage panel.

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