Camtasian 9.1.1 "losses" file locations

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I have Camtasia 9.1.1 loaded on WIndows 10 and I've created quite a few videos with it.  This problem seemly popped up out of nowhere though.

The convention I've been using to create videos with has me putting slides and pictures under the directory where the *.tscproj file is.  This doesn't seem to be a problem unless I open an older *.tscproj file I haven't looked at in a while.  If I haven't opened one of these files for a couple months.... Camtasia seems to have forgotten the location of the slides & pictures that were included with it.

It asks me if I want to located the file, and if I say "yes" then it starts a file manager window... and all I have to do is surf to the correct subdirectory and select the file it can't find.  It doesn't seem to be anything other than an inconvenience.

Other than the simple inconvenience of the problem, I've been thinking about re-ordering the directory structure where all my *.tscproj files are (They're a bit sloppy and don't make the most logical sense)... But this problem does have my confidence level a bit shaky about potentially moving them.  I don't want to have to re-establish the location of every slide and picture in every *.tscproj file.  

What's going on here?  How can I make this problem go away?  Any guidance is greatly appreciated!
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Keith Tyson

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kayakman, Champion

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suggest you export your projects as a zip [on file menu]; this will put everything associated with the project into its own archive

when ready to work on a project again, just import its zip

this way, you only have to manage storage of the zip files
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Ed Covney

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Keith - This is a major gripe I have with TechSmith developers - they don't have any guidance to what folders should be used for which files - THEY ARE ALL OVER the places, no rhyme, no reason.
And TechSmith is not the only s/w house that violates basic, common sense rules.
A good beginning - One page of settings: Where do YOU want this, that or the other thing! So simple yet so foreign to their environment.