Highlighter does not fade in and out as before

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I noticed when updating a project in Camtasia 9 that a few instances of highlighter no longer work as before. In v8 they had a transition built in that faded in and out. The transition effect still appears on instances of using the Highlighter however there is no fade taking place in the preview window . I can add the Fade transition to new instances of Highlight from Annotations with same results.
I had to add an animation effect to change opacity to replicate the transition. Not sure if this is intentional or a bug? Anyone else see something I am missing?

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Kristen F

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I find that having to add an opacity animation in order to get a highlight annotation to fade in and out adds extra steps to the process and interrupts my workflow. It is also not intuitive, given that the fade transition works on other annotations. Can we please add the fade transition to the highlighter so that it works as it previously did in Camtasia 8? Or, give us the option (as in Camtasia 8) to automatically have a fade added to the beginning and end of each annotation. That made the workflow go so much faster.