Kdenlive/Manual/Timeline Menu/Insert Clip Zone

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Insert Clip Zone in Timeline

This menu item is available in the Timeline Menu on the Insertion sub menu. Shortcut is V

Keyboard command "v" and "b": Since version 19.08 "3 point editing with keyboard shortcuts" is implemented. Source and target has to be activated that the clip gets inserted into the timeline.

More info here: https://kdenlive.org/en/2019/08/kdenlive-19-08-released/

Say you have a 10 sec. zone defined on a clip in Clip Monitor and on the timeline you have a 20 sec. zone defined somewhere. When you press V or select Insert Clip Zone in Timeline (overwrite) , it will insert the 10 sec. segment of the clip from the Clip Monitor at the beginning of the zone on the timeline. If there happens to be another clip there already, it will overwrite it, completely or partially, depending on how long the existing clip was.

Regions selected on time line and in clip monitor - blue regions.

Select Insert Clip Zone in Timeline (overwrite) and the section in the clip overwrites the section on the timeline