Trimming clips in the Preview window


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Trimming clips in the Preview window

The workflow described in other tutorials has had you first drag clips to the Sceneline or Timeline and then trim them. After you have edited a few videos, I suggest you supplement that workflow by trimming some clips before you add them to the Sceneline or the Timeline. You do that in what's called the Preview window. It works very much like the Monitor panel that you use for clips in the Sceneline. So for this project, use 05-preview. When you open it, it looks something like this. You can see a bunch of clips here in the Timeline and an audio clip below it. What I want to show you is how to add a video clip to the Timeline. Now in other cases, you just dragged it to the Timeline and inserted it and that was that.

You notice what happens with the audio, which is something I'm going to talk about a little bit later, but I don't want to do it that way this time. I want to be able to insert the clip, but I want it to be edited before I add it to the Timeline. I don't want...

Trimming clips in the Preview window
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Trimming clips in the Preview window provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jeff Sengstack as part of the Premiere Elements 7 Essential Training

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Video
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Premiere Elements
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