The Timeline Is Your Friend

A large percentage of your work is performed in the Timeline. It serves as the primary tool for interacting with your virtual film or videotape. So learning how to master all of its features will help to make your job a lot easier. How can you control the behavior of the audio sample plot? Is there a way to preview your frames in segment mode? How can you restore its default snapping behavior? Why do your track monitors change when you patch to other tracks? How can you label your segments with different colors? Can you zoom in and out of the Timeline with the keyboard? How can you mark In and Out points based on a source clip’s sample plot? These questions and more will be answered in this chapter. ...

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