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Instance Movie Timer

In every instance movie window, the time can be reset to zero at the playhead location, so time in the movie can be measured from any point.

1. Open an instance movie and move the playhead to some point of interest in the movie past the starting point.

Fig 80

2. Click on the time in the upper left corner. This will reset the time to zero and the font color will change to blue.

Fig 80a

3. Drag the playhead or play the movie to measure a period of time past this new zero point. The time that presented in blue is the elapsed time from the new zero origin point.

Fig 80b

4. Drag the playhead prior to the new time origin point and the font color will change to red indicating negative time or the playhead is located before the new origin.

Fig 80c