Fading on one side OR Separating a Fade

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Currently, when you drag a Fade or a Fade through black to two connected pieces of media, it adds the fade to both sides. It also resizes the Fade section for both sides, when you resize the fade section on one side.

In order to add a fade to just one side of two connected (split) pieces of media, you must separate the media from touching, and then drag the Fade or Fade through black to the desired media. Then you can reconnect the media.

I discovered this as an issue when trying to fade into a piece of media without a fading out. This was a really annoying quirk of the Camtasia 9, Version 3 software and I didn't like spending so much time to discover how it works.

There was a lot of media blending I had to do, and along with that, a lot of areas that I had to either freeze or use whitespace to remove, I had to make I used the fading in and out at the right spots. 

I little bit more control would have been nice. Such as, the ability to check or uncheck a box to connect the fade segments, etc.
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p.m.lyle

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Paul Middlin, Employee

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Maybe, in the case you are describing, it would have been faster/easier to use an animation (which you can control the length of) and animate the opacity property? Just an idea.
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p.m.lyle

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Thanks, I'll give that whirl the next time!