"magnetic track" why can't I find it?

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This link below says the magnetic link is located between the LOCK and DISABLE icons.  But I cannot find it. there.  What am I missing?
https://support.techsmith.com/hc/en-us/articles/360042075212-Basic-Timeline-Editing
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karen.loftus

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Posted 2 months ago

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Stephen Wagner, Employee

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I can think of two possibilities. 

1.  If your track height is small, the magnet icon is hidden, and you have to use the context menu to enable or disable magnetism.
2.  Magnetic Tracks were introduced with Camtasia 2020, so if you are on an earlier version the lock icon will not be there.  

-Stephen
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Carl Dickson

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I'm on 2020, increased the track height, and still don't see the magnet icon. Is there a setting that hides it?
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karen.loftus

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User error.  Sorry to bug you.  I thought our company made the UG to 2020.  Disregard
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Carl Dickson

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Which of the menus are the contextual ones? I've clicked through the pull downs and right clicked everything I could, but haven't found a reference to "magentic." 

I do see "Ripple Delete" so I think that confirms I'm on the right version.  That version is 2019.0.10 (Build 17662) - Feb 28 2020 (64-bit). Checking for updates says I'm up to date.
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Stephen Wagner, Employee

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You are running version 2019.0.10.  Magnetic tracks were added in version 2020.0.0.   You can download 2020 from https://www.techsmith.com/video-editor.html .  It is a paid upgrade, but you can experiment with the free trial.

-Stephen
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Carl Dickson

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I'm paid and current. Shouldn't the check for updates install it?
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Stephen Wagner, Employee

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Ordinarily check for updates would have told you that 2020 was available, but these are not ordinary times.  For the time being you can download it from the TechSmith site.  https://www.techsmith.com/video-editor.html

-Stephen