Open up your project and move the playhead until it’s over a place you’d like to add a Marker to. Make sure no clip is selected then go to Mark>Markers>Add Marker.
You can also add Markers as your sequence is playing – hit the Spacebar to start playback then use the ‘M’ key to add Markers wherever you wish.
Double-click on a Marker to bring up a floating window. From there, you can give it a more useful name. Keep that window open when done.
If the Marker isn’t exactly where it needs to be, you can nudge it around one frame at a time with the Ctrl+’comma’ and Ctrl+’period’ shortcuts.
To turn a Marker into a to-do item, just click on the Marker window’s appropriate button (located to the lower-left). Notice that the Marker turns red.
There are a couple of shortcuts you can use to move instantly between Markers. Use Ctrl+; and Ctrl+’ to jump to the previous and next one respectively.
You can have access to a list showing all your Markers by revealing the Timeline Index. Click on the second button to the right, lower-left of the interface.
By default, the index shows all the clips in your timeline. Click on Tags to reveal all your Markers and to-do items (as long as All is selected in the lower-left).
You can rename your Markers from this list by double- clicking on their current names. To-do items can be labelled as Done by clicking on their red square.
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