In this recipe, we'll cover:
Why you want/need to display Volume/Pan Automation and Clip Gain
Two methods to display Clip Gain and Volume Automation
The only method to display Pan Automation (due to the addition of 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound capabilities in Version 6)
Displaying Volume Automation and Pan Automation is required in order to be able to manually add keyframes, and manually adjust keyframes in Media Composer Version 5 and earlier. However:
New in Avid Media Composer Version 6, you do not have to display the Volume or Pan Automation in order to add keyframes to a Segment when using the Audio Mixer 's level sliders or pan knobs. While this is convenient, it also means that you will need to be more aware of the Clip/Auto setting of your Audio Mixer. For emphasis, if you want to add a keyframe by pressing...