blur a moving object in Camtasia 2018

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Hi,
I'm trying to do a blur a moving effect animation to an email field the moved in a screen recording but i can't do it and the keyframes is not working with me as good as i want to.
I saw some tutorials in youtube but none of them is working for me.
Here is a screencast video: https://www.screencast.com/t/1cAkIEYD2

Thanks
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Jayne Davids

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Hi, as you are zooming you need to group the objects before you zoom (select the clip & blur, right click, select Group) then add the zoom. This will make the objects move together.
I hope this helps,
Jayne
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So do i need to cut my clip in the start & end points just for this?
I tried it, cut the clip, grouped them and applied the blur effect but still, when i moved the blur box around and the clip is zoomed in or out the blur box is not ,moving with it.
http://www.screencast.com/t/2JE39ULO1
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Paul Middlin, Employee

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Things also might be a little strange with the animations because you have "global editing mode" turned on (the button in the upper left of the Properties pane).
You do not need to cut the clip. Jayne is suggesting that *before* you add the animations to zoom in:
1. add a blur
2. Group the blur with the clip
3. add the animation to zoom in, on the *group*
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Paul Middlin, Employee

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It looks to me like you already have all of your zooming animations on the clip, and THEN you are adding and grouping the blur.
The idea from Jayne was to group them together *before* you start doing zooms/pans/animations so that they would do all of these things together.

If it's too late, and you don't want to redo all of those animations on the group instead of on the clip, then you could do this instead:

DON'T do the group, just put the blur above the clip on the timeline.
Add animations, one at a time, to match the ones in your clip.
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I should again note, that if you tried any/all of these things with that button (accidentally) turned on, nothing would have behaved as described here.
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pinto

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So i think that for now i will export the clip with no blur and do the blur in a sec in Adobe Primer or After Effects, it will be more easy for me than all the steps that i need to do right now...
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Pinto,

With respect, it is not easier to export to Premiere. Paul Middlin has given you good advice, although it is spread out over his 5 separate posts. Perhaps Paul or someone else at Techsmith could post a video demonstrating how easy this really is in Camtasia.
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pinto

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I Appreciate all the great help from Paul but as i understood from him, at the stage im in right now there is not much to do than to do the moves for the blur one at a time... in Premiere or After it will be faster as i can set an anchor point and let it follow the path
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Also, when animations are not working as expected:
  1. Remove all animations
  2. Restore everything to the starting conditions (zoom, pan, etc.)
  3. Add the animations again as Paul describes above
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How to Blur a Moving Object like a License Plate.... 

Here's a step by step video on how to do it fast...   Smash that like button if this answers the question!
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davemillman

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Nice video, well done!
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Perfect! Thank you!