How Can I Position Captions in Camtasia Studio 9?

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How Can I move Captions in Camtasia Studio 9?
I want to put the caption in that red rectangle please

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You can not manually move captions.  Camtasia default for captions is set to be ADA compliant.

You can in the caption options justify the text, change the font, color, etc. but doing so will make it
non- ADA compliant.

To do what you want to do (at least in Camtasia) you may have to use callouts and add the text  to them and position to where you want.
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I hope add this option as soon as. :(
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Captions are not manually moveable in CS8 either.  However, in the formatting section (font type, size, color, etc.) there is a dropdown box that allows positioning all captions to the left, center, or right.

Dubie suggested using a callout.  I didn't want to spend much time on this but here are two images that show the difference between a callout (top) and a caption (bottom).  the background was changed to show that they look remarkably alike.  The major differences SEEM to be that a callout has square corners instead of rounded, can be moved to any position, much more control over formatting.  Captions have an index, of sorts and can be moved to three positions.

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Camtasia should improve this in next version. I hope it, it's necessary :)