Editing with the keyboard and interface buttons


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Editing with the keyboard and interface buttons

Here we are going to turn away from gestural editing and look at editing with the interface buttons and/or the keyboard. The reason for splitting the editing chapter along these lines is that when we are using the keyboard or the interface buttons, such as Splice and Overwrite, we need to pay attention to track activeness and track patching. If we are using drag-and-drop techniques, we don't really need to pay attention to that as much. Let's take a moment to contrast track patching and activeness between Final Cut Pro and Media Composer.

In Final Cut Pro, if I want to patch a track then I need to make that track adjacent to the track that I want it to go onto. And if I want to make sure that it's active and ready to edit into my sequence, I need to make sure that these buttons are connected, like so. In Media Composer, we have a very similar mechanism. I need to make sure that the tracks are actually patched to the correct track that they want to go to, but I also need to mak...

Editing with the keyboard and interface buttons
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Editing with the keyboard and interface buttons provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5

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Video
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Final Cut Pro Media Composer
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