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Canvas tools

You’ve got a handful of tools for working with visuals in the canvas. Note that some options only appear for certain types of visuals.


Tool Description
Adjust layer order Right-click and choose to move your visual layer forward, backward, or to the front of back
Scale Click and drag a visual's corner to scale while maintaining the aspect ratio of the visual; drag from the side to fill the visual's container and not alter the proportions of the source media
Crop Double click on a layer, or right-click and select Crop to enter crop mode. Hit Esc, or double click the layer again to exit crop mode when done.
Rotate Click and drag the outside of a visual’s corner to rotate the visual
Replace media

Replace the selected visual with media from your project files or stock media in the Media Library

Paste attributes Paste the properties of a visual onto another visual in a scene
Replace with... You can replace any layer with new media, swap the selected visual with another visual's position and properties in the active scene; for sequences, this tool allows you to swap the active video with any other video track in the sequence, or with the currently active speaker (if you select that option)
Delete layer Delete the visual from the scene


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