How the Viewer and Canvas Are Different
Although the Viewer and Canvas windows are very similar in appearance and use
many of the same controls, the video displayed in the Canvas is not the same as that
in the Viewer. In the Viewer, you open and play clips in preparation for editing, while
the Canvas shows video from a sequence in the Timeline. You can think of the Viewer
as the source monitor and the Canvas as the record monitor from a traditional
tape-to-tape editing system.
For information about controls in the Viewer, see Chapter 6, “