Customize the audio or video display

You can adjust the display of your audio and video sources to suit the way you work.

For general information about customizing the display for all source types, refer to Customize the Source Display.

What do you want to do?


Show or hide the video display


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Change the size of the video display

  1. On the Media tab, in the Display group, under Video Size, click Fit to Player. The video fills the space available.


NOTE Click 100% to display the video at its original size.

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Customize the time increments displayed on the timeline

  1. On the View tab, in the Zoom group, click the Zoom image.


The Zoom dialog box opens.

  1. Select the time increment.

  1. Click OK.

NOTE You can click Custom and enter your own timespan in the Custom timespan box.

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Show or hide the waveform

You can choose to hide the waveform that shows the audio pattern:



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Show or hide the transcript


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Select a video frame for thumbnail view

If you view project items as thumbnails in List View, you can choose the video frame that you want to display.

  1. Open the video source.
  2. Click and drag the Seek slider to the required frame:


  1. Click in the Video Player.
  2. On the Media tab, in the Selection group, click Assign Frame as Thumbnail.

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