Contrasting targeting and selecting


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Contrasting targeting and selecting

Though not technically editing techniques, in the next couple of movies, we are going to be looking at a couple aspects of Premiere that will really help you while you're editing. First, we are going to look at selecting clips contrasted to targeting tracks. Now, of course, we know that by clicking on a clip to select it, we can move it around and a few other things as well. But really it's important to take a look at the left side of our timeline and realize which tracks are selected when we are making our edits, so that we have the most consistent and predictable results.

Let's say, for example, we want to split a clip. I am going to move over here and rather than selecting the Razor tool, in the tools panel, on the right-hand side here, I am just going to use the keyboard shortcut, Command+K or Ctrl+K on the PC. Now, notice that I have this ducks by the lake 01 clip on the top selected and the duck dive clip is deselected. But the Video 1 track is selected. And when I hit Comma...

Contrasting targeting and selecting
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Contrasting targeting and selecting provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Video
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Premiere Pro
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