This is syncing and Grouping method number one of three presented in this chapter. It refers to syncing and creating Group Clips (also known as Grouping) when all the footage shares the exact same timecode. This is frequently referred to as Common or Jam-Synced timecode.
This is the fastest and easiest method as long as the production prepared properly before shooting. See Appendix C, Helpful Details about MultiCamera Editing and the There's more section for additional details.
For this recipe, we'll use the example of a narrative television show (commonly a situation comedy) that was shot with four cameras: A, B, C, and D. In actuality, in television, the fourth camera is generally labeled as X, which I presume is to avoid confusion between cameras B and D during a live production when the Director tells the Technical Director (in the UK referred to as the Vision Switcher) which camera to switch to.
This recipe presumes that: