Media layers, scenes, and the script in the Timeline

When you make selections in the Script editor and Canvas, the selections will also be displayed in the Timeline. If you do not have anything actively selected, you will see a scene in the Timeline based on your playhead’s current position.

Script editor selections

Screenshot: showing a a selected scene thumbnail and boundary, and the corresponding section in the Timeline

  • A selected audio layer will display in the layer lane of the Timeline.

Screenshot: showing a a selected audio layer in the script, and the corresponding section in the Timeline

  • Selecting a range of script will highlight the range in the wordbar and script track below.

Screenshot: showing a a selected script range and the corresponding section in the Timeline

Canvas selections

  • A selected visual layer will be displayed in the layer lane.

Screenshot: showing a a selected video layer in the Canvas, and the corresponding section in the Timeline

  • Selected script media will be highlighted in the wordbar and script track.

Screenshot: showing a a selected script video in the Canvas, and the corresponding section in the Timeline

Selecting clips

If you would like to select an individual clip in a media layer or your script track:

  • For media layers, select the media layer in the Canvas or Script editor, then double-click on the clip in your Timeline.
  • For clips in your script, simply click on the clip in the Timeline’s script track.
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