When you are editing in Source/Record mode you have four main editing functions available. Two functions place material into the sequence (Splice and Overwrite) and two functions remove material from the sequence (Extract and Lift). As discussed in the Introduction section of this chapter, the functions that affect the duration of a track are colored yellow, specifically Splice and Extract.
As long as you affect all the tracks in your sequence when using Splice or Extract, you will stay in sync. However, there is a particular situation that can sometimes confuse people so we are going to focus on that.
Below is a screenshot of an example editing situation:
You're editing the scene of a comedy television program
Loaded in the Source Window is a clip that contains one video track and two audio tracks
Loaded in the Timeline Window is a sequence that contains one video track and four audio tracks
The goals in this example are...