I'm having a lot of trouble trying to gather pieces of stripes to move. I don't want the all the strips to be selected but only a few. How can I select a few strips without having to select all? Others say to press A to select all but I don't want to select them all!
you can use some of the same selection tools that are used throughout blender.
Pressing A will select all.
WithByou can do box select and draw a rectangle around the things you want to select.
You can just click-select individual strips or press shift and click to add to the current selection.
Clicking CtrlI will inverse the selection.
CtrlNumpad + and CtrlNumpad - will select more or less.
Also if you look at the menu there are a lot more options: