Guides

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Guides are labels on the timeline that can be added by right-clicking at a spot on the timeline ruler and choosing Add/Remove Guide. You can put a comment in the guide and make the comment display by choosing Editing in the Timeline menu or by clicking on the Editing button.

New in version 21.08.

Guides Locked: See Move Guides with Spacer Tool

New in version 22.04.

Set Zone In/Out. See Timeline preview rendering

Add Project Notes: See Annotating

New in version 20.12.

Add Subtitle: See Subtitle

Guides in the picture below are the purple flags. Not to be confused with Clips (gold in the picture below). Guides are static on the timeline and are stationary when clips are moved around. Markers are inside the clips and move with the clips.

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Guides can be used to define regions for rendering. See Rendering Using Guides and Rendering Scripts.

Guides can also be used as chapters for DVD videos. See Rendering Using Guides and Rendering Scripts.

Move Guides with Spacer Tool

New in version 21.08.0.

Easily moves Guides along with clips using the Spacer Tool by using the new Guides Locked option.

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