CS8: Tracks overlay other tracks when zoom is applied - why?

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Is it intentional that in Camtasia Studio 8 tracks do overlay other tracks in the timeline when zoom is applied?

See screenshot:



I can hardly read the contents of Track 3 here.

Yet another question in this context:

Why is zoom applied to call-outs separately? It seem I can redo my whole arrangement now after having zoom applied, because the call-outs don't seem to have been zoomed along with the screen recording.
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Axel

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Posted 7 years ago

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Leanne Gee

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Hi Axel,

Sorry to hear the animation drawer made things difficult for you, but we definitely appreciate your feedback. The good news is: we released Camtasia Studio 8.1 yesterday, and if you haven't already played around with it, you'll find that animations have a whole new look.

Instead of appearing in a drawer, the animations will appear as an arrow on the clip:

This means, you'll no longer have to worry about animations covering up your other clips.

You'll also find that you can select multiple pieces of media (for example, a video clip and a callout) and add an animation to both at the same time. I believe this answers your other question.

For more information on animations in Camtasia Studio 8.1, check out this video tutorial: http://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-cam...

If you have Camtasia Studio 8 installed (trial or licensed version), you can update to the new version by clicking Help > Check for Updates or by downloading and installing here: http://www.techsmith.com/download/cam...

Thanks again for your feedback, and feel free to let us know if you have any other questions.

Leanne