… for Apple Final Cut Pro X

Tip #837: A Simply Useful Shortcut

Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com

Double-clicking the title enlarges or shrinks the Inspector.

Double-click the title at the top of the Inspector to expand to full height.

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This is one of those techniques that, if you know it, you say “Everyone knows that!” And, if you don’t, you say: “How come nobody ever told me about this?”

By default, the Inspector displays to the top of the timeline, so you have lots of room to view your edit.

However, if you double-click the name of whatever is displayed at the top of the Inspector, (“Youth Culture,” in this screen shot), the Inspector expands to full height.

Yeah, once I learned this, I use it ALL the time.

EXTRA CREDIT

Double-click the top of the Inspector to shrink it back to half-height again.

SO useful!


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