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Narration, Music,and Sound > Narration, Music,and Sound - Pg. 231

that all of the music excerpts you've grabbed from a CD are too loud compared to the camcorder audio. In one fell swoop, you can make them all softer. You can select as many as you want, even if they're on different audio tracks. Start by selecting the clips you want to affect: · To select several non-consecutive clips, Shift-click them in any order: clip 1, clip 3, and so on. (Actually, c-clicking works, too.) · To select several connecting clips, drag-select. That is, begin dragging in any empty part of a track. As you drag, iMovie selects any audio clip that even partly falls within the light gray rectangle you're creating. · To select all of the clips in both audio tracks, highlight one clip there. Then choose EditSelect All. · To unhighlight a selected clip, Shift-click or c-click it. Now when you adjust the "Clip:" volume pop-up menu, you're affecting all of the highlighted clips at once. (If you've fddled around with the clips' rubber-band volume lines, adjusting the volume slider scales the volume of the whole thing up or down proportionally, maintaining the relative sizes of the fuctuations.) Editing Audio Clips