Using locators for organizing, logging, and editing


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Using locators for organizing, logging, and editing

Locators are a powerful tool for anyone who uses Media Composer as they can assist at every stage of production, from grouping, to story notes, to editing and effects creation. In Final Cut Pro we can use a marker to label or identify specific frames in a clip or sequence. Markers could be used for making comments, syncing multi-groups, and making subclips. One difference is that where in FCP you have specific types of markers--the pink markers are clip markers and the green markers are sequence marker--in Media Composer locators don't have a type, so any locater can be placed on either a clip or a sequence and there could be multiple different colors which can be changed at anytime.

If you're used to the FCP colors for markers then maybe you should just stick with them and choose different colored locators on the basis of their function for you. Back in the project window, under Chapter 5, under 05_03, we have a bin called locators. It's open down here, and in there I've...

Using locators for organizing, logging, and editing
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Using locators for organizing, logging, and editing 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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