Im really enjoying Shotcut but I am having one issue with it. When I drag in a video into the timeline and I want to use only a portion of it, i have to select the beginning and hold my mouse until I reach the end (which doesnt really work for me anyways? Every time I reach the side of the timeline, i have to move the slider on the bottem on the timeline to and continue). Is there a way in Shotcut to just remove everything before the point/head?
Not sure I understand the steps you’re describing frankly. But to remove the beginning part of a clip on your timeline, put the playhead where you want to cut, split the clip (“s” on keyboard), select the left clip you want to remove, and press either “x” to ripple delete (this will remove the left part of the timeline) or “z” to lift (this will remove the selected clip without affecting the timeline)
You can use the i key to Trim IN a clip
(i.e: Remove the part before the playhead).
You can use the o key to Trim OUT a clip
(i.e : Remove the part after the playhead).
You can use the Shift+i keys to Ripple Trim IN a clip
(i.e : Remove the part before the playhead and ripple everything on the track to the left).
Wow, thank you so much!