Using timeline selections


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Using timeline selections

So now let's look at some different ways to select clips using gestural techniques. We've already seen that we can select an individual clip just by single- clicking on it with one of our arrows, either the red Segment Overwrite or the yellow Segment Insert. When we select an individual clip like this, we can add to our selection by holding down the Shift key and then clicking on additional clips at the same time. Once we have our selection, of course we can now move all of those clips together just like we were moving an individual clip.

To deselect clips, just click on your timecode track. Now another way to select multiple clips in one go is to click just outside of the timeline area here, drag, and draw a little bounding box, like so. Now we've selected the three clips in one go, and of course we can go ahead and start to reposition them. Notice however that when I use this technique, my Link Selection toggle isn't working to bring the audio along with it. So just be aw...

Using timeline selections
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Using timeline selections 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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