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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Third Edition by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 6. Advanced Editing

Goals

Select and move clips in the Timeline

Perform drag-and-drop editing

Copy and paste clips

Perform Segment mode editing

Work with gaps, master clips, and match frames

Slip and slide clips

Replace, extend, and add edits

Place and edit locators

Gang a clip to a sequence

With the basic edit functions and commands under your belt, you’re ready to learn how Final Cut Pro handles advanced editing functions. In most of the editing examples that follow, Avid and FCP functions are very similar, so what you’ll be learning is what the FCP tools and shortcuts do, not new concepts of editing. There are a few differences to note, however. What Avid calls locators, FCP calls markers, and neither the Avid clipboard icon nor the ...

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