Editing Instances in the Timeline

Manually Creating a New Instance

Highlight a row by click­ing on the code row name or row num­ber. ( If there are no code rows, you will need to cre­ate a new row. See the sec­tion Add a New Blank Row to a Timeline” )

Position the play­head at the point in the time­line where you want the instance to start or end. Press down OPTION+COMMAND and drag the play­head in the time­line to the required end or start­ing point.

Note: Using a 2 but­ton mouse, you can hold down OPTION+COMMAND+RIGHT CLICK and drag in any row to cre­ate an instance. Pressing CONTROL and click­ing acti­vates the right mouse click. So, you can press CONTROL+OPTION+COMMAND and click & drag in any row to cre­ate an instance too.

Adjust the Length of an Instance

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Delete an Instance

Highlight the instance by click­ing on it, then press the DELETE key.

Copy an Instance from One Row to Another

  1. Press OPTION and click & drag on the instance you want to copy.
  2. Drag it to the new row.

Instance Splitting

An instance in the time­line can split at the play­head inter­sec­tion by drag­ging the play­head to the point that the instance should be split into two, then choos­ing Edit > Instance split.