camtasia 8 copy and paste for zoom&pan keys

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In CS7 it was possible to copy and past the zomm&pan keys to another clip. In CS8 when I try to copy a z&p-key I will always copy the whole clip.

I need my videos in 2 different resolutions. So first I record and create the video in fullsize 1280x720. When everything is fine I reduce the canvas-size to 800x450 and apply zoom&pan to my clips. Because often I split inside a clip I have to apply the exact same z&p settings to the end of the first and the beginning of the second clip so the video will not "jump". In CS7 I just copied the key in the first clip and paste it to the second. This way I had exact the same zoom&pan. Is there a solution in CS8 to do this or do I have to set it manually at every cut?

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Hello Michael,

Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to say that we have announced the release of Camtasia Studio 8.1, which includes the ability to copy and paste Zoom&Pan keyframes.

You can now copy and paste zoom and other animations on the timeline by:

1. Right-clicking an animation and choosing "Copy".

2. Moving the playhead to the new location.

3. Right-clicking the clip and choosing "Paste".

For more information, watch this video tutorial:

Since it sounds like you have Camtasia Studio 8 installed, you can update to the new version by clicking Help > Check for Updates or by downloading and installing here

I hope you find this new feature helpful!
-Culver Redd