Controlling the Timeline


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Controlling the Timeline

The Motion Timeline is where you can trim, slide and edit the elements in your project. As we go through this course, you might notice how rarely you'll have to use the full view of the Timeline. I think that speaks to just how well the interface and mini Timeline is designed. So let's get started opening the Timeline, press F6 with your keyboard, or click on the button in your toolbar to open the Timing pane. You'll notice you have the plus and the minus button just like the Project pane. Let's press F5 to open the Project pane and you'll notice you have true parity between the layers and groups, in the Layers tab as well as the layers and groups in the Timeline.

Also with the Timeline open, you'll notice you can change where the playhead is just by clicking-and-dragging in this Value slider, just like the Play Value slider at the bottom of your canvas. The disclosure triangle lets you know that there are layers within the groups. And the disclosure triangles on t...

Controlling the Timeline
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Controlling the Timeline provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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Video
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Motion
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