"Organize produced files into sub-folders" check box

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Currently using Camtasia 9, and the "Organize produced files into sub-folders" preset check mark in the Production Wizard is very frustrating.

I produce videos on Camtasia at a rate of about 4 or 5 per week (no joke), and I have un-checked this box at production literally hundreds of times. Can we please have the option to make our choice default? I use my own very-exhaustively organized folder structure.

I've seen other previous posts about this same thing, but they were made years ago and have all been closed for comments. I think maybe the staff (at least the staff at that time) wishes we would always want to produce with a smart player. I understand the need for sub-folders when the smart player is used, but not with MP4s. It's literally a folder with a single file inside. (Frustrating to those with need for iterative work). 

As an alternate solution: could the Production Wizard be updated to know the difference between regular MP4 Only files and those with the Smart Player? Maybe any time the user chooses "with Smart Player", have the default go back to checked.
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Hello Daniel,
When you produce the video, on the very first dialog box, you get the option to choose the type of production. 
Make a custom production just once (as opposed to the built in options such as "MP4 only (up to 1080p), in which you un-check the "Organize produced...".
Since that point - all further productions will have this option un-checked by default.
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Oh my Gawd! 
You made my life so much easier! 
(thank you thank you thank you)
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Hmm. I already have the preset that I brought across from 9 to 2018. Do I have to re-create the preset to have the default be unchecked? Can I edit an XML file instead?