Chapter 8. Timeline Operations

Once you start assembling clips in a row, you will undoubtedly need to make changes. It might be because an irksome client or a producer can’t make a decision. Or it could be due to a change in direction for the story or a new interview that suddenly needs to be integrated. For whatever reason, you need to be in total control of the Timeline panel.

In this chapter we’ll explore many ways for making selections in the Timeline—whether you need to select part of a clip or several clips. You’ll also learn several techniques for moving clips around a sequence, including the use of the clipboard and special commands like Lift and Extract. In addition, we’ll help you smooth out your cuts with the proper use of video and ...

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