How to Move Clips in the Timeline and Perform a Swap Edit


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Moving clips in the Timeline and performing a swap edit

Now that we have a handful of clips in our Timeline, let's take a look at how easy it is to move them. Now, a good analogy for video editing is like word processing, think of these four clips as four paragraphs, and I just want to move them around because I want to change the order of my story. I'm going to bring this full screen by pressing the Tilde key, and we are going to work exclusively in our Timeline. Make sure that your Timeline is selected and you can see this full screen now. I want to zoom in a little bit here, because why work with it so small on the left side? And to zoom in and zoom out very easily within your Timeline is just simply pressing the Plus key to zoom in and the Minus key to zoom back out.

So as you can see, we can zoom in a little bit. If you zoom in too much, it looks like we've lost our clips here, but what actually happened is we just need to slide this little slider over to the left. I can also use this bar here--be very precise at how zoomed in ...

Moving clips in the Timeline and performing a swap edit
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Moving clips in the Timeline and performing a swap edit provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Abba Shapiro as part of the Premiere Pro CS6 Essential Training

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