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Now you've marked most of your clips and you kind of have an order of what you want to put it in. Lets go ahead and bring these clips into the Timeline again. Now we know we can drag them into the Timeline. So let's turn it up a notch. And talk a little bit about being very specific where you want things to go. I'm going to make sure the first clip is loaded into my timeline. I'm going to simply double-click to open it up. Now I've created a folder called double-zero closing sequence and threw some footage in there to work with. And it's going to be pretty obvious the order that I want you to put these clips in.
So the first thing is taking the pizza out of the oven. And instead of throwing it onto the timeline and trimming it up there, I'm going to go ahead and mark an in point where I want the scene to start but I'm not going to worry about where it ends just yet. (SOUND) (INAUDIBLE) So right when I start talking I'm going to press an in point. If I hit Play for a second, you'll see I'll make some (UNKNOWN) comment. Now I learned that when you can smell the food it's done.
>> Is that the best way to do it? (SOUND) >> So obviously you can see that I definitely need cooking lessons, but that is where the in point should be. And in the case of not having anything on the timeline, if I use the keyboard short cut to bring it in or even if I hit one of the buttons, it's going to land in the right place. But, not if I had moved my play head. If my play head is over here. And I go ahead, and I press either an insert or an overwrite button. And we'll look at these in more detail in a later video.
It actually puts the clip where that play head is parked, and I really don't want that. It'll be pain and I'm going to have to drag it all the way back once I put the clip in. So, instead of doing it wrong and having to fix it, let me go ahead and undo this. Command Z is undo, Control Z on a Windows machine. And I'll undo that, and I can either make sure that the play head is at the very beginning, and press my Insert button. Or, if I wanted to really be sure, let me hit undo one more time, I could actually press the I key to mark an in point on my timeline.
So I have an in point here, I just want you to see that. I, and I'm going to drag that out of the way. Now if I hit this button, the in point overrides the play head. So that's just the thing you really want to walk away from, is that if there's no in or out point marked in your timeline, it will default to the location of the play head. And if there is an in point it trumps the location of the play head. Let me go ahead and press the Insert button, and you can see that the clip goes to the very beginning of the show. And, as a matter of fact, the play head then jumps back to the end of the clip because its lining itself up for your next edit assuming you just one to slug in one clip after another clip after another clip.
Now let's do that one more time, leaving a space for the second clip. So I'm going to go ahead and just arbitrarily move this down. I'm going to select clip number three, and mark an in point. (SOUND). I think always cutting on action is good, so just as I'm about to lift it out, I'll mark an in point. And now when I press Insert, the clip is going to go where the play head is parked, leaving me a nice space for my cutaway. As you can see, it's very easy to target in time where you want a clip to go on your timeline.
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