From the project screen in VideoScribe there is a settings cog icon in the bottom right between help and import project. From here you can set the defaults for any new scribe project you create. That includes the default pause time so set that as required before you open a project and all your item will pause for that amount. You can them go to the properties of any element as well and set pause times there should you want different pauses for different things.
Hope that helps
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Ah I see, sorry misunderstood your original post. In that case thanks for the feature suggestion, our product development team will review these regularly when looking at ways to improve the product. We also keep an eye on how may likes an idea is getting and the more popular it is the more likely we are to implement it.
I am interested too in this feature.
I also need this feature. I concur with the points Allen made.
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I can reduce my work time by a factor of 10 or more by inserting pauses into drawings at the SVG level. That is, I find VideoScribe's timing features to be pretty useless. I just load the rendered images into Premier and synch them up with the soundtrack there. That alone shaves vast amounts of time off the project. I can save even more time by not having to break up a large drawing into small ones and insert them individually into the scribe, simply to get a pause in the drawing process.
Right now, I'm solving this problem with a kluge. I draw a small dot at the bottom of the image every time I need a pause. The "hand" moves down there to do the drawing, and I just crop in premier to remove the drawing of the dot entirely.
What I'd really like is a way to specify an explicit pause time between every vector. Even better, have a magic element (a text element holding nothing but a space, for example) that would not be rendered, but would cause the hand to go away for half a second or so.
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