Photoshop: How do I use the Cross Fade tool?

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Hi guys. I'm just learning how to create a slideshow in Photoshop CC. I found quite good tutorial and it's not that difficult at all but.. I know that in timeline I have few options to fade one image into another to make nice transmission. Simply by dragging fade tool into the shot, right. There are few options; fade with black, fade with white and fade with colour are all great but what is CROSS FADE tool and why I can't apply it the same way just by dragging it down where I want it?
I'd appreciate any help!
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Benjamin Root

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Cross fade means it will fade from one clip to another directly; the first fades directly into the second clip. You can add it by dragging and dropping to the split like the rest. Be sure the duration is set long enough.

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This doesn't work for me. I drag and I drop but no crossfade appears. I'm attempting to crossfade from a video layer to an image layer.... very frustrating
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Kenny Gray

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I am creating a slideshow with stills only and I occasionally find one that I cannot apply a crossfade to.
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Branislav Martinović

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All stills must be in same track. Than try it cross in section between two photos.