Here’s a great Adobe Premiere Pro tip!
Did you know you can change how your timeline scrolls in Adobe Premiere Pro when you are in playback? There are three choices. Page Scroll is the default. Then there is Smooth Scroll and No Scroll. I have no idea why you might use No Scroll if you do clue me in ok?
If you having trouble visualizing what I am talking about here’s what the default behavior, Page Scroll, looks like. When the CTI gets to the far right your timeline advances and
Now watch this. Here’s how you change your Timeline Playback Scrolling behavior. We will change it to Smooth Scroll. In your Adobe Premiere Pro Preferences (I’m on a Mac) find “Timeline” towards the bottom. Then a panel will open up.
And here’s what Smooth Scroll looks like. Your CTI stays smack dab in the center of your timeline.
Finally, if you are interested, here’s what the No Scroll Option looks like. You CTI (Current Time Indicator), or what some people call your “Play Head”, move out of your view.