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Re: Premiere or FCPX, still hating FCPX's timeline behaviour

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Aindreas Gallagher
Re: Premiere or FCPX, still hating FCPX's timeline behaviour
on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:32:51 pm

[Charlie Austin] "lol... X does do some interesting things, which can be very disconcerting if you don't expect it. Like dragging an I or O point on a connected clip, and clips all over the timeline move out of the way in preparation... even if you're not extending the clip into their space. Release the edit point, and they all drop back into place. :-) However, my favorite undocumented "feature" (next to the secret ~ lock combo) is with clip skimming...

When skimming a clip, if you use the arrow keys (or a scroll wheel mapped to L/R arrow) skim to the end of the clip in the timeline... you can keep skimming past the end into the next clip (or into empty space). Try it! :-)

sure mate - it's an alladin's cave - I love great parts of it - the fundamental thing that we are all dancing around is whether apple were intellectually bothered to describe a package that could get a basic hold of editing as a discipline. As it currently stood.

I'm not sure that they were. FCPX feels like wilfully exclusionary methodology. promo producer/editor.grading/motion graphics

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