My client, a major airline company, has hired us to create over 150 eLearning modules for a new software they are implementing. I chose Camtasia because of it's video and eLearning capabilities. I have now discovered that a current design feature "hot spot hover tags" has now become a limiting roadblock to our project.
I have worked with tech support and they tell me there is no way to remove the hover tags on the transparent hotspot locations once a video has been rendered. If you are using Camtasia for elearning, you do not want to give the learner the answer by allowing them to search the screen for hotspot tags to find the right answer. They will not learn how to use the software in the simulation but will in turn learn to search for hotspots. This is not the goal of elearning, nor my client. ;-) Transparent needs to mean transparent once rendered.
Captivate and Storyline both allow you to turn off and on the hotspot hover tags. I implore Techsmith to do the same with Camtasia. We'd like to use your software but may need to develop our sims in something else unless we can find a workaround to remove these hover tags. Thank you for considering adding this feature. I know I'm not the only developer who would greatly appreciate it! BTW, I've been using Camtasia for years.