editing tools

You can choose from seven different editing tools when you’re working in the timeline. When you choose a tool, the pointer changes to the icon for that tool.

The Tools pop-up menu
  • Select tool: Select items in the timeline.

  • Trim tool: Trim clips in the timeline using ripple, roll, slip, and slide edits.

  • Position tool: Place clips in the timeline.

  • Range Selection tool: Select a range within a clip or across multiple clips.

  • Blade tool: Cut clips in the timeline.

  • Zoom tool: Zoom in to and out of the timeline.

  • Hand tool: Scroll the timeline.