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fact, emptying the Trash also disables the Revert to Saved command and vapor- izes whatever's on your Clipboard. (You can still use the Revert Clip to Original command, however.) Figure 5-4: Top: The frst encounter most people have with the new iMovie HD Trash is this mes- sage, which often appears when you open up an iMovie project you made with a previous ver- sion. It's calling your attention to the fact that you can now open the Trash and look over its contents individually. Middle: If you click the Trash icon (or click View Trash in the dialog box above), the Trash window opens. Click a clip to select it--and to make it appear, in tiny, QuickTime, playable form, at the right side of the box, so you can see what you're dealing with. If you decide you don't want to lose this clip after all, you can drag it right out of this box and back into the Clips pane or the Movie Track. Bottom: On the other hand, if you don't want to hang onto the selected clip or clips, click Delete Selected Clip(s). Or click Empty Trash if you want to nuke the whole lot. Either way, a varia- tion of this message appears, flling you in on the import of your decision. The Project Trash So when would you ever choose FileEmpty Trash? The short answer is, only when you need to reclaim the hard-drive space it's taking up, and perhaps once when your project is fnished. chapter5:buildingthemovie 127