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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — using K and Shift+K to make your trims

In addition to adjusting the ends of your strips you can use the K and Shift+K commands to shorten your film strips. The command is easy to remember, just think of the knife for cutting the strips:

  1. Select the Cam1 video strip in Channel 2. Press Shift+D to make a copy. Move the copy to Channel 7.
  2. In the Video Sequence Editor header, select Strip. Choose Clear Strip Offset from the pop-up menu.
  3. Scroll the Current Frame Indicator, move it with the mouse, and watch the Video Sequence Editor - preview window. Scroll until you see the Viking ship emerge from behind the pier and the last shield is visible. You can use the Ctrl+MMB to zoom into the preview window if you can't see the shields on the ...

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