Tip Of The Day

Using a Grave

Move a Primary Storyline Clip Easily

Software: Apple FCP X

If you have a connected clip on top of your Primary Storyline, it is possible to move the Primary Storyline clip without changing the position of the connected clip hovering over it. Here’s how:

The first and only step to this trick is to hit and hold the Grave (`) accent key on your keyboard in order to give your cursor its new ability. You’ll see an odd little orange globe icon next to the cursor; you can now move the Primary Storyline clip from under the connected clip!