Chapter 8. Refining the Sequence

After you assemble a rough cut, you can refine it by making adjustments to the In and Out points of the clips in the sequence—a process known as trimming. Although you already know several ways to trim clips in the sequence, the techniques in this chapter will expand your repertoire.

Just as you assembled the sequence using a combination of overlay, insert, lift, and extract edits, you can rearrange and refine the clips in a sequence using comparable techniques, this time by dragging the sequence’s clips in the Timeline panel. You’ll also learn various other ways to fine-tune edit points in the sequence, both by manipulating clips directly in the timeline and by using a panel optimized for trimming edits, called ...

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