Slip editing


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Slip editing

Next, I want to show you a really useful feature in After Effects called slip editing. Let's say that I created a Timeline that I'm basically happy with. I've got the layers in the correct timing that I want in the overall composition and I've got them stacked the way I wan,t etcetera. However, I run across the layer and say the external in and out points, this timing relative to the Timeline is fine, but I don't like the segment of content that's being shown inside that period of time. Well, I can go ahead and use the Slip Editing feature to change what content I'm using from the source without changing the time that layer is visible in the overall Timeline and overall composition.

I am going to select my fist layer here, Clock+Skyline. Press I to go to its In point. Keep an eye on these In, Outs, and Durations. These are relative to the overall comp. Next, I am going to move my cursor over this ghosted area in the bar before or after the segment that's act...

Slip editing
Video duration: 5m 20s 2h 40m Beginner Updated Nov 15, 2012

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Slip editing provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 04: Layer Control

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Video
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After Effects
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