Perform Searches And Creating Smart Collections In Final Cut Pro X


show more Performing searches and creating Smart Collections provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9 Essential Training show less
please wait ...

Performing searches and creating Smart Collections

Now that we have a good understanding on how metadata can help us further define our footage, I want to go over the methods for actually searching for specific elements. Now Final Cut Pro X has a really robust search tool and even lets us save search criteria in dynamic groupings called smart collections. Let's take a look. So I'm just going to click on my Farm to Table event, and to search through the clips in your event library, you just click in the search field here and begin typing. So, if I want to locate all of the clips that contain the word field, I can just type it in here, like so.

and so all of these clips have field in their name. One word of caution, if you type something in this field and then go on to edit, you may forget to clear out your search criteria. If you do, then you might accidentally find that you have a lot fewer clips than you thought you did, so just make sure to delete your search term after you're done with the search. So I'll just go ahead and click...

Performing searches and creating Smart Collections
Video duration: 4m 59s 6h 50m Beginner

Viewers:

Performing searches and creating Smart Collections provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9 Essential Training

Subject:
Video
Software:
Final Cut Pro
Author:
please wait ...