We've been doing a lot of dragging and dropping with our editing and occasionally I've given you a short cut of period or comma to do an insert or an override. But in all cases, when we did the insert and override, we always were putting it on the main track or track 1. Well, you can use keyboard shortcuts and track targeting so you can place the video on any track of your choosing. So, in this case, we'll do the same edit that we've done earlier, which is the cutaway to the pizza, but I want to make sure that we go to video track V2 and audio track A2. And I can do that simply by moving these little grey boxes to the track where I want the video to go.
So now, if I hit the Overwrite button, or use the keyboard shortcut of period, my video's going to go exactly where I want it, and that's track two. Now I've already marked the end point, which I have done earlier, so it's just a matter of, I have an end point on my timeline, and I'm going to go ahead and do an overwrite. As you see, it goes automatically onto track V2 and the audio track of A2. Now if you recall from the earlier video, I had a problem with the audio because it was just too loud on the close up.
So let me hit Undo, and I want to point out that in addition to targeting a track, I can also choose to target no tracks. So for instance, if I want to just bring the video in and not the audio, I could simply click on that and now nothing is highlighted. So when I hit Overwrite or the Period key, it just brings in my video track and I don't even have to deal with the audio. Now you can do the same type of track targeting with an insert added but thats going to leave a large gap underneath.
Now that's not a problem if that is your intention but I'm going to do an insert edit onto track V3 so just you can see what happens in your timeline I'll put it right here where the play head has ended up. After the last edit I'm going to target track V3 and the clip that I'm going to choose will be our overlay which is do not try this at home, however I do want you to try this type of edit at home. So, I named the title sequence Do Try This At Home. Now I'm going to go ahead and double-click and something different is going to happen than you're used to, and I just want to point this out. We haven't got to creating a title yet, but whenever you double-click on a title that's created in Premiere Pro, it actually opens that title up for you to edit with.
And we'll explore how you can create titles later, but if you doubled-clicked, don't panic. Simply close the window, and a great trick for loading a title into our Source panel is right-clicking and saying Open In Source Monitor. You could also just drag it into the Source Monitor if you wanted, but either way would work just fine. Once a clip is in the source monitor, I can simply target the track I wanted to be on. Let's go ahead and put it on to track three, and we're going to do an insert versus and overwrite at it. So you can see how that will split your entire timeline. So, this could be a good technique if you wanted to insert a shot and you didn't want to insert it onto track one.
You know you'll be using it later or adding something underneath, but in this case, it doesn't meet my needs. So I'll simply do, Undo, switch my play head back to the closeup of the cutting of the pizza. And this time with V1 targeted to V3, we'll do an override edit. We have our cutaway, and we're good to go. So, track targeting is very valuable if you want to be specific with your video and audio track. Land when using a keyboard shortcut or a button, and it's also very useful when you want to bring in just a video track, an audio track, by itself.
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