Working with Code Rows

Move a Row

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Click and drag from the row num­ber in the timeline.

Select Multiple Rows

  1. Press COMMAND and click on the row num­bers you want to select.
  2. To select a range of rows, select the top row of the desired range, then select the bot­tom row while hold­ing down SHIFT.

Duplicate a Row

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  1. Press CONTROL and click (RIGHT CLICK) on the row num­ber you want to duplicate.
  2. Select Duplicate select­ed rows from the drop down menu.

Delete a Row

  1. Press CONTROL and click (RIGHT CLICK) on the row num­ber you want to delete.
  2. Select Delete select­ed rows from the drop down menu.

Edit Code Row Names

  1. Press CONTROL and click (RIGHT CLICK) on the row num­ber you want to edit.
  2. Select Edit row from the drop down menu. This opens the row prop­er­ties strip.
  3. Type in the new name in the text area.

Change Code Row Colors

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  1. Press CONTROL and click (RIGHT CLICK) on the row num­ber you want to edit, or for mul­ti­ple rows, press Command + Click on each row to high­light them, then press CONTROL + CLICK (RIGHT CLICK)on one of those rows. Screen Shot 2015-05-18 at 1.42.49 pm
  2. Select Edit row from the drop down menu.
  3. Click on the col­or chip to the left of the row name.
  4. Drag into the col­or palette and choose a new color..

Change Multiple Row Colors At The Same Time

Timeline row col­or can be changed for mul­ti­ple rows by
select­ing a group of rows and select­ing a colour from the colour palette.

  1. COMMAND+ Click on sev­er­al dif­fer­ent rows to high­light them
  2. CONTROL+ Click on one of those rows
  3. Click on the col­or palette and select a color
  4. All select­ed rows change to that color

Add a New Blank Row to a Timeline

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Choose Rows > Add row from the main menu bar. The new row will be cre­at­ed below the select­ed row in the time­line. Alternatively, you can press the New row icon in the time­line tool bar or press COMMAND+N.

Create a New Row from Selected Instances using New Merged Row

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Select the instances that you wish to include in a new row, press COMMAND and select the instances one by one or click and drag in the time­line to select a group of instances. You can also select rows of instances too. With the instances select­ed, click on the New merged row icon in the time­line tool bar. Hold down the option key and click New merged row’ to cre­ate a row with instances with­out merg­ing. If there are too many instances over­lap­ping in a col­lec­tion of instances, then merg­ing may still occur for this col­lec­tion. Generally, where 2 instances over­lap the instance end and instance begin­ning points will be mid­way between the begin­ning and end points of the overlap.

Create a Combination of Rows

  1. Choose Rows > Create new row from the main menu bar. This opens the Add row win­dow where you can select 2 rows to cre­ate a new one using dif­fer­ent time inter­sec­tion options.
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  3. Click the Combine rows radio but­ton to form new row.
  4. In row A, choose the first row you want to use.
  5. Choose the oper­a­tion that will apply to the com­bi­na­tion of rows. The type of oper­a­tion is illus­trat­ed in the box at the left of the window.
  6. In row B, choose the sec­ond row you want to use and click the Create row button.

AND, OR, or NOT can be used as oper­a­tors. AND will cre­ate instances where A and B over­lap. OR will cre­ate instances from both rows com­bin­ing where over­laps occur. NOT cre­ates instances where A does not exist.

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Create New Row Hints

  1. For fast alter­nat­ing pos­ses­sion sports, code one team’s pos­ses­sions, then use the NOT oper­a­tor, to cre­ate the oth­er team’s pos­ses­sion row.
  2. When you want to use more than two rows, cre­ate a new row from the first 2 rows, then cre­ate anoth­er row from that row using it as row A and the third row as row B. Repeat this again and again to drill down further.

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