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iMovie '11: select video

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To do many tasks in iMovie, you first need to select one or more video clips, or a range of frames within a clip.

To select a single clip:

Do any of the following:

  • In the Project browser, click the clip once so that a yellow border appears around it.

  • In the Event browser, hold down the Shift key and click the clip once so that a yellow border appears around it.

To select multiple clips:

In the Project browser or Event browser, do any of the following:

  • Select a contiguous range of clips by holding down the Shift key as you click the first and last clips in the range.

  • Select a number of individual clips by holding down the Command key as you click the clips you want to select.

  • Select all clips by first selecting a single clip and then choosing Edit > Select All.

    The Edit menu appears in a light gray bar across the top of your computer screen.

To select a frame range:

In the Project browser or Event browser, drag across the thumbnails of any clip.

A yellow border appears around the range you’ve selected.

Last Modified: Sep 2, 2015
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