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Controls are available in the Editor to help you copy and paste cues, delete cues, move cues around, create cues from sub-cues, and merge cues. Buttons are available in a 'sidebar' (vertical toolbar). The buttons enabled at any time depend on the currently-selected node in the Editor's cue list. For example, when you are positioned at the top of the cue list the 'Move up' button is disabled.

 

Expand All

Expands all nodes except for the Production node.

Collapse All

Collapses all nodes except for the Production node.

Move up

If a cue is selected, move that cue up one position, eg move Q3 up one position so that it comes before Q2.

If a sub-cue is selected, move that sub-cue up one position, eg move Q4's "Stop car running" up one position so that comes before "Skid & crash". If the sub-cue is the first sub-cue for this cue, then move the sub-cue into the previous cue as the last sub-cue.

Move down

If a cue is selected, move that cue down one position, eg move Q3 down one position so that it comes after Q4.

If a sub-cue is selected, move that sub-cue down one position, eg move Q4's "Skid & crash" sub-cue down one position so that comes after "Stop car running". If the sub-cue is the last sub-cue for this cue, then move the sub-cue into the next cue as the first sub-cue.

Merge this cue into the previous cue

This button is only enabled if a cue is selected, not a sub-cue. The sub-cues of the selected cue will be moved into the previous cue, following the existing sub-cues of that cue. For example, with Q3 selected as shown above, clicking this button will move the "Car starting and running" audio file sub-cue into Q2, following the existing "Helicopter" sub-cue. After this operation, the original cue (Q3 in this example) is deleted.

Move this sub-cue and any following sub-cues into a new cue

This button is only enabled if a sub-cue is selected. The selected sub-cue, plus any following sub-cues in the same cue, will be moved into a new cue created at this position in the cue list. For example, if Q4's "Stop car running" is selected, then this button will move this sub-cue into a new cue that will be positioned between Q4 and Q5.

Cut

Copy the currently-selected cue or sub-cue to the SCS clipboard, and remove that cue or sub-cue from the list. (Alternatively, press Ctrl/X.)

Copy

Copy the currently-selected cue or sub-cue to the SCS clipboard. (Alternatively, press Ctrl/C.)

Paste

Paste the cue or sub-cue in the clipboard into the cue list, after the currently-selected node. A new cue number will be created. (Alternatively, press Ctrl/V.)

Delete

Remove the currently-selected cue or sub-cue from the cue list.

Find

Open the Find Cue window to search for a cue. (Alternatively, press Ctrl/F.)

Copy Properties from another Cue or Sub-Cue

Opens the Copy Properties window to allow you to copy selected properties from another cue or sub-cue of the same type as the currently-selected cue or sub-cue. Not all cue types are supported - see Copy Properties for details.

 

Tip: To assist in cutting and pasting, etc, a tooltip will be displayed if you hover the mouse over one of these buttons. Also, when a cue or sub-cue is in the SCS clipboard then this information is displayed in the 'clipboard panel' below the Editor's cue list.

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