Camtasia 9: How can you 'Update Media' for your entire Clip Bin like in Camtasia 8?

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Hi everyone!
I've just started using Camtasia 9 recently. One thing I noticed is that if I change the name of the directory for my project and/or clip bin files I cannot just point to the new location when I open the project. I  get an error locating the files and it continues to open the project then showing that all the files are missing. Then I have to 'update media' for each item in the Clip Bin. :(
In Camtasia 8, under these same circumstances, I would get a dialog when the project was being opened and could at that point, identify where the file was and it would automatically update the location of all the remaining files if they were in that same location.
Has anyone encountered this or know of a way to do a mass update media?

Thanks in advance,
Mar
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if you are moving Camtasia files around, a best practice is to export the project as a zip [file menu], then put the zip where you want, then import the zip into Camtasia

that way, all the files stay together
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In CS8 I would right click the file and open with Notepad.



BTW, from the following statements by Mar B I assume C9 uses a suffix of .tscproj instead of .camproj.

Thanks for the suggestion, to confirm, do you mean edit the actual .tscproj using Notepad or some kind of file editor?

and later

BTW, I was able to edit the project file and update the locations



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bridoc1968

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Yes, IS there a way to 'batch' update media locations. Zipping and importing helps a lot, but what I you want to put clips into subfolders?
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karldrahovsky

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?  WTH?  1500 lines in my 9.0 project file  And I got to update all 300 pic locations with find and replace?
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Peter

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Agree. The ability to batch update media locations (as provided in C8) is highly desirable. Zipping and importing is not as convenient, by a long way.
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Still no solution for this?   This feature is highly needed. Sometimes we optimize our folders and try to declutter but having to look for EVERY file and update is a pain.  Camtasia 8 handled this better
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tsartain

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I found a workaround.  You can move your pictures or whatever media is missing into the same folder that your green save file is in and for some reason it can find them just fine.  It works but sucks because now I can't keep my folders organized and have to scroll around through hundreds of other craps just to find my project.... 
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This worked perfectly. Thank you, you saved me hand associating hundreds of files. Techsmith, bring back some of the cool stuff you had in Camtasia 8, like the update media, the shift drag and more... they are sorely, sorely missed. 
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tsartain

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glad I could help. Hey Techsmith? Ya'll need to listen to Grace and bring back that goodie good from number 8
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librown

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Hi Techsmith, it's absolutely ridiculous and unnecessary that you can't point to a directory and update the media all at once! Can you hear all of these people requesting this? I'm actually on a Mac so make sure you fix it for us as well. 

I work from home sometimes and when I bring the files to work it always gets confused about the image location although I keep the same relationship of authoring and media. 
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Ditto on all of the above. Same issue, in Camtasia 9. Why can't I update the asset location folder all at once instead of one by one? 

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librown

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Hi Techsmith, I hope you are listening. This should be an easy fix.
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What a backward step from Techsmith! NOT how you look after your customers