Using the Timeline


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Using the Timeline

The Timeline is the place where all of your media, ideas, and preparation come together. The better command you have of the Timeline tools, the more you'll be able to concentrate on the important stuff: the pictures and sounds. Here, in the Timeline window, I have a Scale Bar. If I click down, hold, and drag to the right, I zoom in my view of the Timeline area. Over here, I have the Scroll bar. So, if I drag to the right or to the left, I can move up and down my Timeline.

If I zoom all the way back out, I'd like to show you that in the bottom left-hand corner here, we have the Focus button. If I click the Focus button, I get zoomed in, so I can examine specific parts of my Timeline. Once I'm done, I can click the Focus button again, and I'm scaled all the way back out, so we can see the full sequence from start to finish. We can see in the Timeline here that we have the names of the clips. We can also add more data. In the Fast menu, I can go to the Clip Text submenu.

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Using the Timeline
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Using the Timeline provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Getting Started

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Video
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Media Composer
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