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Adam White
OVERWRITE Edit in Primary Storyline
on Apr 14, 2014 at 8:11:52 pm

Trying to do a simple overwrite edit in the primary storyline seems to be needlessly long winded. For example, if I have added a shot to a sequence, but later decide I want to replace it with an alternative option. By default X seems to be intent on performing a ripple insert, when what I'm looking for is a simple Overwrite. I hope this is possible and I am just missing a trick...seems like a pretty glaring omission if not.

Obviously it's simple to remedy...delete the following clip so the timeline snaps back to where it should be/insert as connected clip and then drag it down into primary storyline...but that's pointless extra steps.


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Andy Neil
Re: OVERWRITE Edit in Primary Storyline
on Apr 14, 2014 at 8:24:24 pm

D is the shortcut for an overwrite edit. However, if you looking to replace one clip with another, I recommend using the Replace Edit which can either replace a clip at the same length as the original (OPT+R) or replace using the length of the new clip (SHIFT+R). Just select the clip you want to replace first.

Andy

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