The EditMentor editing interface has six main windows:
Media Library - Location where all media live for a lesson.
Display Monitor - Watch clips from the media library or timeline here.
Lesson Pane - The location to review lesson text and challenge information once beginning your challenge.
Tools Palette - Where the editing tools are available such as Ripple Delete, Delete, and Trim Tools.
Timeline - Where the actual editing takes place, combining video, audio, and graphics to construct your video project.
Information Panel - The location to initially read the lesson text, start a lesson, or start a challenge.
The media library is used to hold media, organize it, and make it available for you to review.
Media Library - Clips available in this lesson
Media browser - Imported media previously uploaded into EditMentor (Only available in Educator accounts.)
Search bar - Find clips in the media library by name
Media - The clips imported into the project
The Display Monitor plays the footage from the library or timeline.
Shows the text of the lesson or challenge. The Lesson Pane allows users to read lesson information while trying to complete the challenge.
Select - Use for selecting individual clips or groups of clips
Cut - Adds a cut to all tracks, video, and audio, at the location of the playhead
Single Cut - Adds a cut to a single track, video, or audio, at the location of the mouse
Ripple Delete - Deletes both the selected clip and the empty gap
Delete - Deletes the selected clip and leaves an empty gap
Trim - Three tools: Trim, Ripple Trim, and Roll - Hover Over Button to Reveal
Clear In/Out Points - Clears In and Out Points marked on the timeline
6. Hover over the Trim Tool icon to find:
Tip: Hover the mouse on any tool to read the icon's name and see its keyboard shortcut, if available.
The timeline contains the clips and actions needed to complete a lesson.
Buttons and Functions on the Left Side of the Timeline Panel
Show Hint Button - A clue to answering the challenge question. If clicked, the user's score for the challenge will not be affected.
Reveal Answer Button - The user may reveal correct, incorrect, partially correct, or all answers. If this feature is used, the user will NOT score points for this challenge.
Timecode - Timecode of the timeline
Buttons and Functions on the Right Side of the Timeline Panel
Submit answers - Press this button after completing a challenge
A dynamic panel is used throughout EditMentor. The panel changes depending on what page of the site you are on. Use the information panel to: