Aim Assist is a vertical white line that shows the mouse pointer’s horizontal position in the Clips pane and Piano Roll. The mouse pointer’s time position is also shown in the Time Ruler.Aim Assist is a helpful guide when editing in the Clips pane and Piano Roll, making it easy to align the mouse pointer with events on different tracks or markers in the Time Ruler.A. Vertical Aim Assist line B. Time positionWhen Snap to Grid is enabled, the Aim Assist line follows the current Snap to Grid settings rather than the mouse pointer position.The following rules apply when selecting and moving a clip with the Smart tool, Edit tool, Select tool or Move tool:Click the front/left portion of a clip. The Aim Assist line snaps to the start of the clip boundary and travels with the clip as it is dragged.Click the rear/right portion of a clip. The Aim Assist line snaps to the end of the clip boundary and snap operates on the clip’s end. The Aim Assist line travels with the clip as it is dragged.
Click the Edit menu and choose Aim Assist > Aim Assist.
Right-click in the Time Ruler and choose Aim Assist > Aim Assist.
1. Go to Edit > Preferences > Customization - Colors.
2. In the Color Category list, select Track View.
3. In the Screen Element list, select Aim Assist line.
4. Specify the desired color and click OK to close the Preferences dialog box.
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