Legacy editing paradigms


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Legacy editing paradigms

This movie is titled legacy editing, and what I want to cover here is working with something new called a gap edit to make Final Cut X work a lot like Final Cut 7. Let's go ahead and step into the project. Now you'll notice we have two clips on the Timeline and there are a couple of things you cannot do in Final Cut Pro X with the Selection tool. For instance, if I wanted to drag this clip to the right to leave a space in the middle to video in later, it will automatically snap back. Now don't think you can't do this. All you have to do is switch to the proper tool.

If you go to your Tool drop-down menu, and instead of having Select chosen, switch to Position. Now if you look closely, the difference between the icon for Select is an arrow with a tail and the Position is an arrow with outer tail. Once you switch to the Position tool you can simply drag the clip exactly where you want it and you'll notice it stays where you leave it. But it's done something else. Fi...

Legacy editing paradigms
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Legacy editing paradigms provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Abba Shapiro as part of the Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011)

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Video
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Final Cut Pro
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