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FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline

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When you are just starting out, navigating through your timeline in a new NLE can be tricky enough. Let these two Final Cut Pro X Quick Tips (also see Previewing Effects FCPX Quick Tips) help you speed up your workflow, so you're cuttin' like a pro in FCPX in no time flat.



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Re: FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline
by Darryl David
Hi Kevin,

great little tips. It is a bit of a work around though having to option click and move your clip, then hit delete. There is an easier way, you can just select the position tool and do the same without having those extra steps.

cheers,

Darryl

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freelance editor
toronto
Re: FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline
by Deyson Ortiz
Thank you Kevin. Great tips :)
Re: FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline
by Benjamin Oliver
I heard that if you select cmd, then hit the (+) button and then throw your keyboard through your computer, it will also give you the desired effect.

Dear apple, sometimes we want to have some tracks, with nothing underneath it. It should be that simple. Seriously.
Re: FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline
by Kevin P McAuliffe
This has to be my favorite Quick Tip so far. LOL

Kevin P McAuliffe
Creative COW Trainer
kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com
Twitter: @kpmcauliffe
Re: Tutorial: FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline
by Tom Wolsky
I'm not sure we should be calling FCPX an NLE. It's strikes me as a very clever computer recreation of a linear editing system, everything tied to that line of black and code down the middle.

All the best,

Tom

Class on Demand DVDs "Complete Training for FCP7," "Basic Training for FCS" and "Final Cut Express Made Easy"
Author: "Final Cut Pro 5 Editing Essentials" and "Final Cut Express 4 Editing Workshop"
Re: FCPX - Quick Tip -Working In The Timeline
by Simon Ubsdell
A quicker way of moving a clip up out of the primary storyline so as to leave a gap is to use Cmd/Opt/Up Arrow - that way the movement is also vertically constrained. You could also use the Position tool (P) which would also be quicker.

Simon Ubsdell
Director/Editor/Writer
http://www.tokyo-uk.com


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