For me is kind of hard to switch phantom clips to unique ones with Ctrl-U. Is there an option to change permanently to unique by default?
This feature is good, but for now is not easy for me.
+1 unique clips should be default behaviour when you are duplicating something IMHO…
If you create the copies by Ctrl+dragging with the mouse, you can press the Ctrl key repeatedly (while dragging) to toggle between dropping phantom or unique copies. The mouse cursor changes between ‘+’ (unique) and an arrow (phantom).