Trimming video in the Timeline


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Trimming video in the Timeline

Trimming clips in the Timeline is more precise and direct than working with clips in the Sceneline or the Monitor panel. Each clip has a rectangle that represents that clip's length. To trim a clip, you simply drag one end of its rectangle, thereby changing its in or out-point. So for example, here is the Timeline with a bunch of clips added to it. Now if we worked in the Sceneline, it would look like that. It has a little thumbnail for each clip and you wouldn't have any immediate idea of how long each of the individual clips is. If I go back to Timeline, here you can see the relative lengths of those clips. This would be a short clip and this would be a longer clip.

Now if I want to change the length of the clip, I can move the current time indicator to the place where, let's say, I want the edit point to begin. So as I did in the Sceneline demonstration, I want the edit point in this particular clip to start with those two fish coming out of that little hole there in the ...

Trimming video in the Timeline
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Trimming video in the Timeline 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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