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iMovie won't delete rejected clips from Events


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Elihu58

 
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Hi,

I'm editing video that I used iMovie to transfer to digital from Hi8 tapes and mini DV. To edit out unwanted video clips from Events (and save HD space), I follow the Help instructions to "send rejected clips to trash", but what happens is I get the beachball for a few minutes, and a frozen progress bar with the notation "clip-135-02-05 05;27;15-0.mov".

I have iMovie 8.0.6 running on an iMac.

Does anyone know why this is happening and/or how to get it to work properly?

Thanks,

Elihu58
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I don't think clips were meant to be trimmed out of events, just out of projects. The purpose of events is to save the original. I could be wrong as I am new to this, but it makes sense to me.
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