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Old April 10th, 2009, 03:40 PM   #1
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Keyboard/mouse problems in FCP

For some odd reason, when I right click the close gap and paste options are grayed out. Control G doesn't seem to work either. I don't use many keyboard functions (I'm a very, very basic user) but J, K and L work. The right click close gap option has worked in the past.

Any idea why it might not be working now?

I'm on a Macbook Pro with an apple keyboard plugged in. I know things can get a little hinky on the laptop as opposed to a desktop.

Do I need to adjust some setting somewhere?


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Old April 10th, 2009, 04:09 PM   #2
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If it just started happening all the sudden try trashing your preferences. What version of FCP are you using?
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Old April 10th, 2009, 05:14 PM   #3
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It depends on teh context when you right click: if you are unable to close gap due to clip collisions and the like, you won't see it as an option on a right click. Have you perhaps trimmed video and still have audio that begins before the video that is linked? That will do it as well.
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