Sure; change the sequence's zeroPoint.
var startTimeOffset = activeSequence.zeroPoint;
Hey Bruce, thanks for the reply.
Unfortunately, I'm still unsure how to apply this.
I don't see zeroPoint in the Data Browser.
Maybe more context is needed. Say I want to set the start time of the active sequence to 00;59;50;00
thanks so much for you help,
var seq = app.project.activeSequence;
var newStartTime = seq.end - seq.timebase;
setZeroPoint takes a time in ticks; 254016000000 ticks per second.
Success. Thanks so much.