Chapter 3. Trimming Concepts


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This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.


Master the Ripple and Roll concepts

Trim clips from the keyboard

Trim clips numerically

Use Extend Edit to roll an edit to the playhead

Split edits to hide edit points

Make complex trim operations using the Slip and Slide tools


For most endeavors, the first 80 percent of the job takes only 20 percent of the time. That is to say, the last little bit of work—the finessing, refining, polishing, and so on—typically uses up a vast majority of the hours required to complete a project. Editing is a perfect example of this.

Roughing out a sequence typically ...

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