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Adelbert Weidlercut layer bar
by on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:24:32 am

What can I do if I want to shorten a layer-bar, but the edge is outside the compositions timeline? Until now I always have to move the whole layer-bar, that's annoying...
Is there a hotkey for it?

Thanks a lot...

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alex dinninRe: cut layer bar
by on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:01:08 pm

yup.. just hit alt and [ for in..... alt and ] for out.

hope this helps


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Kevin CampRe: cut layer bar
by on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:56:11 pm

and it would be option+[ or option+] in osx.

you can also simply drag either end of the bar.

Kevin Camp
Senior Designer

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Adelbert WeidlerRe: cut layer bar
by on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:59:22 pm

Thanks so much, guys!

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Todd KoprivaRe: cut layer bar
by on Jan 5, 2011 at 5:48:04 pm

The term for what you're doing here is 'trim', by the way. Knowing that will help you to find more information.

Here's a page with instructions for trimming:
"Trim, extend, or slip-edit a layer"

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
Technical Support for professional video software
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