Hotkey for De-select portion of media

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There are hotkeys for tasks I almost never do. I do this probably 100 times in a large video and have to right-click and choose from a large menu every time!!  Please fix.
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Hello, if I understand the request, you'd still have to specify which item(s) Camtasia should de-select. Have you tried holding down the Ctrl key and then clicking on the item(s) to be de-selected?
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I am fine with selecting what to de-select; I just want to be able to go CTRL+D like I can with CTRL+X to remove the selection.   It would be great if it would just automatically de-select after I do something, but it doesn't. 
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Did you try the CTRL key + click on the item? Just suggesting something that works now.
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I'm looking for a keyboard-only solution. Escape key would be best.
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in CS9, if you have made a timeline selection with the playhead red/green tools, using ctl-D will collapse the red/green handles and remove the selection

or, if you have multiple items on timeline selected, just touch a empty place on timeline to deselect those items
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I have tried clicking an empty place on the timeline and it DOES work (when there is one).  I almost never have an empty space though!  Thanks for the help.

Grazie!
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you can also click in the canvas area and deselect all