Feature request: export and/or view a list of markers added to a recording

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Not sure if this is the right place, but I have a feature request for Camtasia Studio. As I go through recordings, I add a lot of markers, with descriptions of noteworthy things, e.g. "Task 1 begins", or "User recognises something", etc. Once I've gone through the whole recording, I want to be able to see or export a list of all these markers (their times and descriptions) to a textfile or a spreadsheet.

Is this a feature that is under consideration? (I have posted a question on the forum about this and a TechSmith Support Specialist replied to say that I should put in a feature request here.)

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You can [sort of] do this now.

Produce the project to flash using the classic controller with TOC embedded in html.

Open the resulting config.xml in a text editor [Notepad, etc].

Scroll to the bottom of the document; all the markers will be listed; easy to edit here.

I've done this for years.

You could also produce using the Overlay controller with TOC, but the config.xml is not formatted correctly. However, if you open that xml with Microsoft's free XMLNotepad, then save and close, then if you open in Notepad, the file will be formatted, and the markers easy to work with at bottom of document.

The above techniques also work for captions.
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The Classic controller no longer exists as far as I can tell. I'm looking to parse the xmp file to extract the info but those files are hell to work with. Techsmith - any progress on this feature?
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with a CS8 produced config.xml file, open it with Microsoft's [free] XMLNotepad; the file will be automatically formatted for easy reading [View menu/expand all]

TOC marker text is near the bottom of file; captions too are very easy to read/edit

if you save the config.xml after opening with XMLNotepad, the formatting is preserved