Timeline

The timeline window gives an overview of all the pieces of content in your film, and how they are arranged. You can open the timeline by clicking the Timeline... button next to the content list. This will open a window like the one in Figure 6.16, “Timeline”.

Figure 6.16. Timeline

Timeline

The horizontal axis represents time, and you can see the time codes (in hours:minutes:seconds) along the bottom of the window. Pieces of content are represented with rectangles in the main part of the window. Content containing different types of data (e.g. a MP4 file with video, audio and subtitles) have a rectangle for each type.

Within the timeline you can select content by clicking, and drag it to change its position. Right-clicking a piece of content will open the content menu.

The toolbar at the top of the window offers the following tools: