Dual screen functionality when editing in Camtasia 2

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I have a dual screen set up and would love to have one whole screen dedicated to only displaying the canvas. I record and edit all my videos on my Macbook Air. However when editing I have a second screen which I would like to use to display the canvas so that I can see clearly whatever is happening on my screen. With only the small screen real estate of the Macbook it is hard to have an audio track, video track and the canvas all crammed into one small 13 inch screen. Any ideas?
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I think they added that to Camtasia 3.
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Joe Morgan

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On Windows you detach the canvas this way.
I'm pretty sure they added this feature to the Mac Version as well.


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Thanks to Joe and Jack for getting back to me so quick. I think you guys are both right. It is in the new Camtasia 3 (or Camtasia 9 for Windows). So no luck for me to work efficiently with Camtasia 2..damn :(
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Camtasia 3 is superior in nearly every way to Camtasia 2, and you can even keep your legacy copy of Camtasia in case you think you might need it (although project files are NOT backward compatible). 

I use my large screen to display 15+ tracks, and my laptop screen for the canvas. It's wonderful to finally have that capability.