How to add items from timeline from another project

Hello,

Am relatively new to Shotcut and video editing in general. I get the basics for the most part. Here is what I need help with:

I have two separate projects and I want to know how to add the video track from project 1 over to project 2, either as new clips on the same video track as continuation, or as a separate video track. Is this possible?

The reason why I’d like to be able to do this is to save some time. The timeline in project 1 has the clips already sliced and with transitions. I do not want to do this all over again for project 2.

Thank you in advance for your help.

You can use File > Open MLT XML as Clip to add an existing project to another project.

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Project 1 will be opened as a clip in project 2. You can add filters to the clip from project 1 but you cannot modify the filters that have already been applied.

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The clip on V3 was opened as XML. It has the credits.
The clip on V2 is in project 2.
The example shows what it looks like.
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