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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Express HD by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 7. Editing to the Timeline

Lesson Files

Lesson 7 Project file

Media

Music folder, Vacation Fun folder

Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Move clips in the Timeline

Copy and paste clips

Move and delete clips

Overwrite clips directly to the Timeline

Insert clips directly to the Timeline

The flexibility of Final Cut Express allows you to edit clips in different ways. You can drag a clip to the Edit Overlay in the Canvas or click a shortcut button, such as F9 or F10. These editing approaches automatically place the clip in the Timeline at the playhead location. A more “manual” approach is drag-and-drop editing, where you can drag a clip from the Viewer and drop it directly into the Timeline to make an edit. ...

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