Final Cut Pro 6 - Working with Tabs and Tabbed Windows

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Working with Tabs and Tabbed Windows

The Viewer and Browser contain tabs that let you access different functions. The
Browser also contains tabs for open projects. Tabs in the Timeline and Canvas represent
open sequences.

To make a tab active:


Click the tab.

To close a tab, do one of the following:


Control-click the tab, then choose Close Tab from the shortcut menu


Click a tab to make it the frontmost tab, then press Control-W.

To switch between tabs of the active window:


Select Previous Tab: Command-Shift-[


Select Next Tab: Command-Shift-]

You can drag tabs out of their main, or parent, windows so they appear in a separate
window. This is useful when you are working on more than one sequence or project
at a time.

The Viewer contains
tabs that specify
functions within clips.

The Browser

contains tabs

for open projects

and effects.

The Canvas contains
a tab for each open

Like the Canvas, the

Timeline contains a tab

for each open sequence.

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To make a tab appear in its own window:


Drag the tab out of its parent window (Browser, Viewer, Canvas, or Timeline).

To put a tab back in its original window:


Drag the tab to the title bar of its parent window.