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Clay Stanton
Dragging/scubbing in timeline
on Aug 19, 2015 at 11:15:15 am

Please help! I've always wanted to know this and never found out.

Say I have a composition that's 20 frames long. And I drop into a video layer that's like 8 minutes.

What's the quick way for me to go to a later point in that video? Because I've just been dragging and dragging.. and if the comp is particularly short, it takes ages to move that video file along.



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Daniel Waldron
Re: Dragging/scubbing in timeline
on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:29:05 pm

Double click your video file in the Project window so it opens in a new Footage window. Scrub to where you want to start and set an In Point (alt+left bracket, or option+left bracket on a mac). Now drag the footage layer from the Project window to your composition and it will start where your In Point was set.


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